Texas Law: a top-tier academic program, great career options, and a high quality of life. These are the elements that inspire us to call this the best place in the world to be a law student. But don't take our word for it—come see for yourself!
Lawdragon Campus's roundup of every law school in America says, "Texas Law is tops for us. There is no law school that can touch it within 1,154 miles in any direction, and it’s #1 in a state that mightily matters, and which it dominates."
It was no surprise to our alumni when U.S. News & World Report said Texas Law provided a better return on investment than any other law school in America, and the highest starting salary-to-debt ratio.
With a degree from Texas Law, you can do anything, anywhere.
3.71 Median GPA for Class of 2020
167 Median LSAT for Class of 2020
10:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio
$116,870 MEAN SALARY OF THE CLASS OF 2016 BASED ON 89% OF ALL FULL-TIME, LONG-TERM EMPLOYED GRADS REPORTING
Why Texas Law?
We have a faculty of brilliant scholars and committed teachers who care deeply about their students. From your first semester to the last, your classroom experiences here will be intense and transformative; they will change the way you think and prepare you for the sophisticated practice of law.
Texas Law has one of the most extensive array of experiential learning opportunities of any law school. Students gain hands-on experience through advocacy and legal writing programs, and clinics, internships and pro bono work.
One of the law school’s most valuable resources is our network of 25,000 alumni who are doing amazing and varied things around the world. The Texas Law Mentoring Program connects students to alumni, starting with the first day of law school.
The Texas Law Society Program—the only program of its kind in the country—provides students with a small community of fellow first-year students, upperclass counselors, and faculty and alumni advisers.
Texas Law has a unique program that helps any interested second-year and third-year law students and alumni apply for judicial clerkships. This is why Texas Law places five times as many judicial clerks as the next law school in Texas.
From the Austin City Limits music festival, to SxSW, the city is alive all year with cultural happenings and recreation. The combination of warm weather, a vibrant urban core, and lakes and parks everywhere creates a lifestyle that is hard to beat.