The University of Houston Law Center is the leading law school in the nation’s fourth-largest city. Excellence and value are the hallmarks of our law school. We encourage prospective students to investigate all of the advantages that make the Law Center what it is: an unparalleled value in legal education and a great place to launch a career in law.
Since 2018, UHLC has received more awards from preLaw magazine than any other law school. Click here to find out more.
Over the past six years, the Law Center student body has ranged from 35-45 percent students of diverse backgrounds, and almost 50 percent. who are either first generation law school student, first generation college student, or first generation American. The Law Center was ranked among the top 45 law schools with the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minorities by U.S. News in December 2020 at 37.8 percent. Almost 22 percent of the tenured or tenure-track faculty are members of underrepresented backgrounds.
The UH Law Center is among the national leaders in the number of dual degree programs offered. Our innovative programs allow students to earn two degrees in less time than it would take to complete the degrees separately. Students interested in pursuing this option must make separate application to the UH Law Center and to the desired program. Dual degree programs include a JD with:
The Office of Admissions is happy to arrange a virtual first-year class visit! You may utilize the online appointment system to schedule your class visit. Please schedule your class visit at least 48 hours in advance of the class you would like to attend. Please schedule your class visit at least 48 hours in advance of the class you would like to attend. Once you have submitted your appointment request, you will receive an email within 24 hours with more information as well as the Zoom link to your specific class