- Admissions essays are designed to get to know each applicant personally
- Small group program allows greater accessibility to professors
- Student organizations are diverse and offer something for everyone
- Highly competitive atmosphere, high workload and above average expectations
- Tuition rates and Texas Legislature limitations highly deter non-resident admission
- Not enough on-campus housing
The Bottom Line
- UT Law places a great emphasis on diversity with an impressive number of women and minority students enrolling in the school’s JD program. The school expects a lot from its students, but the rewards are worth the work. With over 600 legal employers recruiting from the school each year, a law degree almost guarantees a job upon graduation.
Admission to the University of Texas at Austin School of Law's
J.D. program is competitive. Less than 10% (400) of the 4,700
prospective lawyers who applied to the school for 2011 were
enrolled into the program.
The Texas Legislature has also limited nonresident enrollment to