South Texas College of Law Houston provides full- and part-time students with access to an exceptional legal education, combining classroom instruction and theory with opportunities for real-world experience. We have consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best law schools for diversity, and we assist students with scholarships, internships, grants, and other financial resources to help them pursue their education.


South Texas College of Law Houston classroomSouth Texas College of Law Houston offers the opportunity to enroll in the full-time program in the fall or spring and the part-time program exclusively in the fall. Applications must be received by May 9 (for fall entry) and December 1 (for spring entry). The fall application opens at the beginning of December and the spring application opens at the beginning of August.

While GPA and LSAT/GRE scores are important, we also assess each applicant’s life experience, work history, community service, and graduate work. You may want to read our Application Review Process.

Contact the Admissions office to learn more about applying to South Texas College of Law Houston.

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Explore South Texas: Learn more about our law school. See our students, take a tour, observe a class, and hear what makes South Texas an exceptional place to earn your legal education.


Fall Semester Priority Deadline:  February 10
Fall Regular Deadline: March 26
Fall Semester Final Deadline:  May 9

Spring Semester Priority Deadline:  September 23
Spring Semester Final Deadline:  December 1

All applicants who apply by the Priority Deadline will automatically receive an application fee waiver


South Texas College of Law Houston consistently has been ranked among the best values in the country for a private law school, and has been named a “Best Value” by National Jurist magazine for several years. Our school continues its mission established in 1923: Provide a diverse body of students with the opportunity to obtain an exceptional legal education, preparing graduates to serve their community and the profession with distinction.

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Location. Opportunity. Instruction. Alumni.

The four attributes that make South Texas College of Law Houston unique.

Today’s law students need more than what can be found in a textbook. Graduates of South Texas College of Law Houston receive an exceptional legal education coupled with practical, hands-on training. Join this with top professors who care about each student’s academic achievement and a network of more than 15,000 alumni for a combination of success unparalleled by any other law school.


Experience STCL Houston (On Campus)
September 10, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CT
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LSAT DATES (Applicable Semester)
August 12-13, 2022 (Spring2023 / Fall 2024)
September 9-10, 2022 (Spring2023 / Fall 2024)
October 14-15, 2022 (Spring2023 / Fall 2024)
November 11-12, 2022 (Spring2023 / Fall 2024)
January 13-14, 2023 (Fall 2024 / Spring 2024)
February 10-11, 2023 (Fall 2024 / Spring 2024)
April 14-15, 2023 (Fall 2024 / Spring 2024)
June 9-10, 2023 (Spring 2024)

Part-Time J.D. Overview Info Session (On Campus) 
November 30, 2022, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. CT


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