Be challenged, guided and inspired Be challenged, guided and inspired

Quick Facts:

Location: Houston, Texas, USA

City Population: 2,160,821

University Population: 1,309

Climate: Houston's climate is classified as humid subtropical. Thunderstorms do sometimes bring tornadoes to the area.

Nearest Airport: George Bush Intercontinental Airport

University website:


Houston College of Law (Formerly South Texas College of Law) is a private American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). Located in Downtown Houston, Texas, United States it was founded in 1923—the oldest law school in Houston and the third-oldest in Texas. Houston College of Law has a faculty of 59 full-time professors and 40 adjunct professors. US News consistently ranks the Houston trial advocacy program in the top ten.

As a student at Houston, you'll be challenged, guided and inspired by a faculty of nationally and internationally recognised attorneys – and you'll be part of a diverse, welcoming and highly engaged student body focused solely on the study of law. 

The school's downtown Houston location is ideal for building other connections for your future, as well. Some of the country's most prestigious law firms are within a few blocks. When you need a break, there's also great entertainment nearby at Discovery Green, Minute Maid Park, Toyota Center and Houston Pavilions.