Standard 504 – Qualifications for Admission to the Bar

Standard 504 – Qualifications for Admission to the Bar

Important Notices

South Texas College of Law Houston admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, or disability to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age or disability in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, or other school-administered rights, privileges, programs or activities generally accorded or made available to students at the college.

South Texas College of Law Houston does not represent, warrant, or claim that by attending or graduating from the law school, an accepted applicant will pass the bar exam or be accepted to the bar in any state. In addition, South Texas College of Law Houston does not represent, warrant, or claim that by attending or graduating from the law school or by subsequently being admitted to the bar of any state, an accepted applicant to the law school will become employed in a legal position or will receive a higher average starting salary than such applicant might otherwise be in a position to receive.

While every effort is made to provide accurate and current information, South Texas College of Law Houston reserves the right to change, without notice, statements in the Admissions Bulletin concerning rules, policies, fees, curricula, or other matters. Publications of South Texas College of Law Houston are not contractual. The faculty and administration may make changes at any time and may make them applicable to students enrolled before and/or after the changes are made.

It is also the applicant’s responsibility to research the character, fitness and other qualifications for admission to the bar in the state(s) in which the applicant intends to practice.

In addition to a bar examination, there are character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction.

Applicants are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction. Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners.

Additionally, if you have been academically dismissed from another ABA law school, South Texas College of Law Houston requires that you sit out the recommended two years before reapplying to begin your studies all over.