J.D. Admissions

2017 Entering Class Profile

Applications 2814
Class Size 226
Median LSAT 159
Median GPA 3.55

Asian/ Pacific Islander 10.2%
Black/ African-American 6.2%
Hispanic 22.1%
Native American 1.3%

Female 46.5%
Non-resident 14.6%
Previous graduate degree 8.8%
Average Age 26

Please note, this information represents class statistics as of September 12, 2017.  

*First-year students are divided into four sections–three full-time sections and one part-time section. Students from the 2017 incoming class represented more than 70 undergraduate schools. The top feeder schools were:

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

There were more than 50 different majors represented. The top majors were:
1. Political Science
2. Communications
3. Finance
4. Economics
5. Liberal Arts

Incoming students speak at least 25 different languages. Twenty-one students have already earned at least one graduate degree.

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 2017 bar pass rate for UHLC graduates was 86.14%.  The February 2017 bar pass rate was 76.19%.