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2022 Entering Class Profile

Number of Applications 3,167
Applicants admitted 1,008

Part-Time: 38
Full-Time: 218
Class Size: 256

Average Age: 25
Median GPA: 3.70 (highest ever in the Law Center’s history)
Median LSAT: 161
Non-Residents: 23.0%
Previous Grad Degree: 10.9%

Student Demographics

Minority 47.3%
Black: 12.1%
Native American 0.8%
Caucasian 52.7%
Hispanic 16.8%
Asian 17.6%
LGBTQ+ diversity – 13.7%
Women 56.6%
Men 43.4%
First generation law students: 81%

Students come from 28 states and 7 countries.

The top feeder schools are:

  1. Texas A&M University – College Station
  2. University of Houston
  3. University of Texas – Austin
  4. Trinity University

The top majors are:

  1. Political Science
  2. Psychology
  3. Economics
  4. Finance

Incoming students speak at least 29 different languages. 28 students have already earned at least one graduate degree.

(46) matriculants in the incoming class are both first-generation college and first-generation law school students, and 211 are the first in their family to attend law school.

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  2022 bar pass rate for UHLC graduates was 84.66..