South Texas College of Law

Houston, TX Private ABA Accredited

South Texas College of Law Academic Overview

Founded in 1923, South Texas College of Law is a private law school located in Houston, Texas. Last year, 365 students newly enrolled to the school and the total number of law school students is 1,003. With 125 faculties, the students to faculty ratio is 8 to 1.
South Texas College of Law is an independent law school which is not attached/associated with a college or university.
South Texas College of Law is approved for the distance education JD program by ABA. It offers JD program through online completely and/or in hybrid manner combining online courses and on-campus programs.
The acceptance rate is 44.34% and the enrollment rate (yield) is 39.16% at South Texas College of Law. The average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 153 and the average GPA is 3.30. You can check the detailed admission score and statistics.
The bar exam pass rate is 77.82%. For the 273 graduates in 2022, 214 students got full-time jobs and 10 got part-time jobs. You can check the employment summary by hiring status, position type, business, and more for South Texas College of Law.

2024 Tuition & fees

The 2024 South Texas College of Law tuition & fee is $41,110 for prospective students. The tuition & fees increased by 8.47% compared to last year from $37,900 to $41,110.
87.80% of full-time students received grants and/or scholarships and the average grants amount is $6,553 at South Texas College of Law. The average grant amount would cover 15.94% of tuition & fees.
2024 Tuition & fees$41,110
2023 Tuition & fees$37,900
Average Grant Amount$6,553
Grant Received87.80%

South Texas College of Law Directory Information

South Texas College of Law's calendar type is Semester system. An academic year starts August and January and JD degree is conferred in May, July and December. In order to earn JD degree, a student must receive credit for 90 credit hours of course work.
The application deadline for fall term 2024 enrollment is May 9, 2024. The application fee for full-time J.D. program is $55. The application can be waived for applicants who apply on or before priority deadline. Contact school's admission office (see directory information below) for eligibility.