J.D. Admissions

Applications to join the Texas Law JD Class of 2020 opened on September 1, 2016. Please review this website for instructions on how to apply, to review the timeline of admission deadlines, to check the status of your application, to schedule a visit to Texas Law, and to learn more about Texas Law including about our general admission policies and procedures.

During the admission process, the Texas Law Admissions Office will:

Likewise, we expect our applicants to practice professionalism, integrity, and candor during the admissions process.

If you want to receive updates on the Texas Law recruiting year for the Class of 2020, follow us on Twitter @txlawadmissions.  If you want to see when we will be visiting your area (either in person on virtually through webinar), please see our schedule under Recruiting Events.

In recent years, Texas Law has received over 4,000 applications for the 300 spots in the first-year class. Though admission to Texas Law is competitive, our Admissions Committee works hard to ensure we assemble a class of talented, high-spirited, and diverse students who will be leaders in the legal profession. We believe we have a special community here at Texas Law so we seek students who are collaborative and who will be invested in each other’s success as well as their own. Every application is reviewed in its entirety and decisions are made about each candidate on a holistic basis. The Admissions Committee looks forward to reviewing your application.  Learn more about our application review considerations here.

How to Apply

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