University of Texas--Austin

Austin, TX

Law School

Founded in 1883, the University of Texas - Austin is a public institution residing on 431 urban acres in Austin, Texas.  The University of Texas—Austin School of Law offers an exception J.D. education and more than 15 clinics in which to get hands-on legal experience, from the Transnational Worker Rights Clinic to the Criminal Defense Clinic.  Notable alumni include Paul Begala, political consultant and former adviser during Bill Clinton’s presidency.

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Quick Facts

727 E. Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX 78705-3299
Year founded: 1883
Public/private:  Public
Law school designation:  National
Tier of law school: 1


Application deadline: March 1
Full-time program application fee: $70

Tuition & Fees

full-time: $33,162 per year (in-state)
full-time: $49,244 per year (out-of-state)

Room and board: $12,620

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Clinical Training
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Tax Law

School Details

Full- and part-time faculty:  169
Student-faculty ratio:  10.4:1
Total faculty:  178
Enrollment (full-time):  1025
Gender distribution (full-time): 
Enrollment (part-time):   6
J.D. candidates graduating in 2013-2014: 351
Employed at graduation: 67.5%
Median private sector starting salary:  $160,000
Median public service starting salary:  $50,704
Total volumes and volume equivalents: 1013819

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