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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Texas that offer Law degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all law schools located within Texas. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Most of these schools are located in the cities of Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Lubbock, San Antonio, and Waco. You can find more locations for other top law schools.

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Baylor University Sheila & Walter Umphrey Law Center Waco, TX
Score 49
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.3
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 3.1
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.4-3.8
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 156-162
Overall acceptance rate 29.8%
Student/faculty ratio 15.1
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 94.6%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 93.0%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar TX
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 84.4%

 

South Texas College of Law Houston, TX
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 1.7
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.2
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.99-3.51
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 151-156
Overall acceptance rate 47.0%
Student/faculty ratio 20.0
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 85.1%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 89.2%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar TX
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 84.4%

 

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law Dallas, TX
Score 55
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.7
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 3.1
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.24-3.84
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 155-165
Overall acceptance rate 26.7%
Student/faculty ratio 14.9
Graduates employed at graduation 75.6%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 98.6%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 93.7%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar TX
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 84.4%

 

St. Mary's University School of Law San Antonio, TX
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 1.7
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.3
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.82-3.49
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 151-156
Overall acceptance rate 42.4%
Student/faculty ratio 20.9
Graduates employed at graduation 86.0%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 91.3%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 87.2%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar TX
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 84.4%

 

Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law Houston, TX
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 1.5
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 1.8
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.66-3.21
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 144-148
Overall acceptance rate 34.1%
Student/faculty ratio 12.8
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 83.3%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 59.6%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar TX
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 84.4%

 

Texas Tech University School of Law Lubbock, TX
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.0
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.5
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.13-3.62
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 153-158
Overall acceptance rate 36.9%
Student/faculty ratio 15.3
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 87.8%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 86.6%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar TX
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 84.4%

 

Texas Wesleyan University School of Law Fort Worth, TX
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 1.7
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 1.7
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.88-3.44
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 151-155
Overall acceptance rate 44.1%
Student/faculty ratio 21.0
Graduates employed at graduation 56.6%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 76.0%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 77.8%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar TX
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 84.4%

 

University of Houston Law Center Houston, TX
Score 50
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.6
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 3.0
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.08-3.62
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 159-163
Overall acceptance rate 24.7%
Student/faculty ratio 11.8
Graduates employed at graduation 76.1%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 97.2%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 91.3%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar TX
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 84.4%

 

University of Texas--Austin School of Law Austin, TX
Score 76
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 4.1
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 4.2
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.54-3.87
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 164-168
Overall acceptance rate 23.2%
Student/faculty ratio 11.3
Graduates employed at graduation 96.7%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 98.1%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 88.9%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar TX
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 84.4%

 

 

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