J.D. Admissions


2015 Entering Class Profile

Applications 2415
Class Size 216
Median LSAT 159
Median GPA 3.54

Asian/ Pacific Islander 7.4%
Black/ African-American 5.5%
Hispanic 21.2%
Native American 1.3%

Female 48.1%
Non-resident 12.5%
Previous graduate degree 7.8%
Average Age 25

Please note, this information represents class statistics as of August 24, 2015.  

*First-year students are divided into four sections–three full-time sections and one part-time section. Students from the 2015 incoming class represented more than 90 undergraduate schools. The top feeder schools were:

1. University of Texas-Austin
2. Texas A&M University  
3. University of Houston 
4. Texas Tech University
5. Baylor University

There were more than 50 different majors represented. The top majors were:
1. Political Science
2. English
3. Finance and Liberal Arts
4. Psychology
5. History and Humanities

Incoming students speak at least 23 different languages. Twenty students have already earned at least one graduate degree, including 2 Ph.Ds, and 3 MBAs.

The Bar Exam
Law Center graduates have consistently outperformed the overall bar passage rate of first-time test-takers from all Texas law schools. The July 2014 bar pass rate for UHLC graduates was 86.29%.