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University of Houston

University of Houston Law Center

Houston, TX

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University of Houston

Overview

University of Houston / University of Houston Law Center is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Laws (LL M) Tax law
Master of Laws (LL M) U.S. law
Master of Laws (LL M) Intellectual property and information law
Juris Doctor (JD) Law
Master of Laws (LL M) International law
Master of Laws (LL M) Energy, environment, and natural resources
Master of Laws (LL M) Health law

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 75
Doctoral Degrees 231

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam LSAT
Senior writing requirement

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,751
Applied
895
Accepted
227
Enrolled
33%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

815
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.1%
Black or African American 7.61%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.23%
Asian 8.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.25%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 1.1%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

188
Total faculty
Full-time - 58
Part-time - 130
Male (129)
Female (59)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health law, international law, tax, environmental law/energy, information law/intellectual property
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
472,551

Location & Contact

Address 4604 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204-6060
United States
Contact Leonard M. Baynes
Dean and Professor of Law
Email: lbaynes@central.uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-2100
Fax: 713-743-2122

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