Texas Tech University School of Law

Texas Tech University School of Law

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Texas Tech University School of Law is the 2019 National Jurist Best Value Law School in Texas. Excellent bar passage rates, strong postgraduate employment rates, competitive tuition, and affordable West Texas living means students get more for their money. The Law School also has lowest debt-to-starting-income ratio in the state, so you know you’ll be set up to succeed from the very beginning.

Texas Tech Law is known for producing outstanding lawyers who give generously to the profession and their communities.

“We are a family here at Texas Tech Law. We always put our students first, and we focus on the real-world practical skills that every lawyer needs for a fantastic career in the profession,” said Dean Jack Wade Nowlin. 

The Law School's extensive, nationally recognized advocacy program ranks #1 in the nation in the 2019 ABA Competitions Championship. The School also offers a robust clinical program serving indigent clients in the Lubbock area, 10 dual degree programs, a legal writing program that comes in at #12 in the nation, and two award-winning law journals. Each of these outstanding programs contributes to developing the skills and values of a competent and ethical practitioner.

Texas Tech law professors are known throughout the state and the nation for their passionate commitment to teaching, research, and service. Their dedication to students is the foundation of the Texas Tech Law experience. They teach, they mentor, they coach, and they build relationships that last a lifetime. 

A powerful alumni network, more than 8,500 strong, is committed to helping the next generation of Texas Tech lawyers succeed. Texas Tech graduates practice law at the highest levels across the nation. Alumni include the first woman to head a major federal law enforcement agency, the Army's highest-ranked military legal officer, and many of the nation's top litigators.  

With hard working students, talented faculty, and devoted staff, Texas Tech Law produces gifted, practice-ready attorneys working at the top of their field across the state, region, and country.


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75th Percentile1573.64
25th Percentile1523.18
Financial Profile
Tuition Part-time
Living Expenses
Median grant$10000
Percent receiving grants72.00%
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Employment & Bar Exam Profile
Post-grad employment 84.30%
NJ Employment[field_nj_employment_rate]
Bar Passage87.07%
Academic Profile
Business, Corporate, Banking
Criminal Law and Procedure
Environmental/Natural Resource Law
Estate Planning
Health Law
Tax Law
Trial Advocacy