Legal Schools in Houston, Texas

Houston is located in Harris county and has a population of 1,953,631.

For Texas residents, the average tuition for all Houston legal schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $12,305.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Houston legal schools was $14,903.00.

The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for legal schools in Houston is $1,257.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at legal schools in Houston was $9,508.00. The average cost for students living at home was $5,624.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. There are eight legal colleges in Houston from which students can pick the one that best suits their needs. Legal programs in Houston reportedly graduated 1,162 students in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Legal Schools in Houston

Vet Tech Institute of Houston

4669 Southwest Fwy Ste 100
Houston, TX, 77027

Programs Offered

  • Associates in Legal Administrative Assistant / Secretary

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $12,780.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $12,780.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $6,054.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 48
  • Average aid received per student: $3,576.00

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX, 77058

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $3,648.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $11,016.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 0
  • Average aid received per student: $0.00

Houston Community College

3100 Main Street
Houston, TX, 77266

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Legal Assistant / Paralegal
  • Associates in Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $624.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $1,848.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $9,864.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 1,398
  • Average aid received per student: $3,154.00

University of Houston

212 E. Cullen Building
Houston, TX, 77204

Programs Offered

  • Masters in Banking Corporate Finance and Securities Law (LLM JSD / SJD)
  • Masters in Energy Environment and Natural Resources Law (LLM MS JSD / SJD)
  • Masters in Health Law (LLM MJ JSD / SJD)
  • Masters in International Business Trade and Tax Law (LLM JSD / SJD)
  • PhD in Law (LLB JD)
  • Masters in Tax Law / Taxation (LLM JSD / SJD)

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $4,434.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $11,082.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $7,164.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $9,234.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 2,396
  • Average aid received per student: $6,490.00

South Texas College of Law

1303 San Jacinto Street
Houston, TX, 77002

Programs Offered

  • PhD in Law (LLB JD)

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): Not Available
  • Tuition (out-of-state): Not Available
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 0
  • Average aid received per student: $0.00

Texas Southern University

3100 Cleburne St
Houston, TX, 77004

Programs Offered

  • PhD in Law (LLB JD)

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $1,364.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $8,836.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $8,706.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $9,112.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 1,052
  • Average aid received per student: $6,720.00

Center for Advanced Legal Studies

3910 Kirby Ste 200
Houston, TX, 77098

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Legal Assistant / Paralegal
  • Associates in Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): Not Available
  • Tuition (out-of-state): Not Available
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 14
  • Average aid received per student: $4,201.00

Westwood College-Houston South

7322 Southwest Fwy Suite 110
Houston, TX, 77074

Programs Offered

  • Associates in Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $12,702.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $12,702.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $6,763.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 139
  • Average aid received per student: $3,560.00

Legal Salary in Houston

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Paralegals and Legal Assistants$49,060.005,560
Court Reporters$44,560.00320
Law Clerks$36,950.00420

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