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4170 Martin Luther King Blvd
Houston, TX 77204-6060

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Why the University of Houston Law Center?

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.

Incoming students for Fall 2022 will be the first to access the new John M. O'Quinn Law Building and all the amenities the state-of-the-art facility has to offer. Click one of the images below to take the virtual tour!

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Why I chose Houston 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 diversified, with 35-45 percent of students coming from diverse backgrounds, and almost 50 percent who are either a first-generation law school student, first-generation college student or first-generation American.  The Law Center was ranked among the top 46 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.

Rankings for the Law Center

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Salary Rankings

Source: 2020 Law School Rankings, Internet Legal Research Group (ILRG)

Additional Considerations

Earn more than a J.D. degree - Add MBA, M.A., or Ph.D.!

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 applications to the UH Law Center and to the desired program. Dual degree programs include a J.D. with:

Tours and Class Visits

The Office of Admissions is happy to arrange a tour and first-year class visit! Please view the Admissions Event Calendar to select a date and time that best fits your schedule and to register. Please schedule your tour and class visit at least 24 hours in advance. Once you have submitted your registration, you will receive a confirmation email and additional details regarding your visit.

University of Houston Law Center

4170 Martin Luther King Blvd
Houston, TX 77204-6060

713-743-2100 General
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