South Texas College of Law Houston

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2019 Default Rate
0.351%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,003
81% Full-Time

About

South Texas College of Law Houston is a higher education institution located in Harris County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at South Texas College of Law Houston were Law (297 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 297 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at South Texas College of Law Houston. 51.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (145 degrees), 1.73 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (84 degrees).

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.351%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at South Texas College of Law Houston was 0.351%, which represents 1 out of the 285 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

South Texas College of Law Houston had a total enrollment of 1,003 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at South Texas College of Law Houston is 812 students and the part-time enrollment is 191. This means that 81% of students enrolled at South Texas College of Law Houston are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at South Texas College of Law Houston, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.5% White, 28.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.48% Asian, 7.48% Black or African American, 2.39% Two or More Races, 0.499% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0997% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (25.9%), followed by White Male (25.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at South Texas College of Law Houston in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,003 students. The full-time enrollment at South Texas College of Law Houston is 812 and the part-time enrollment is 191. This means that 81% of students enrolled at South Texas College of Law Houston are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    507 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    283 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    75 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at South Texas College of Law Houston is 50.5% White, 28.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.48% Asian, 7.48% Black or African American, 2.39% Two or More Races, 0.499% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0997% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 27 students (2.69%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 11 more women than men received degrees from South Texas College of Law Houston. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at South Texas College of Law Houston is white (145 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (84 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at South Texas College of Law Houston is Law (297 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at South Texas College of Law Houston, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (297 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at South Texas College of Law Houston are Paralegals & legal assistants (12,815 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (11,076 people), Other managers (3,401 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,539 people), and Police officers (1,474 people).

The most specialized majors at South Texas College of Law Houston in 2022 are Legal (297 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at South Texas College of Law Houston are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, Sales managers, and Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

The most specialized majors at South Texas College of Law Houston are Legal (297 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at South Texas College of Law Houston are Legal services (18,392 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (7,464 people), Insurance carriers (3,224 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,184 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,851 people).

The most specialized majors at South Texas College of Law Houston are Legal (297 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by South Texas College of Law Houston.
Most Common (2022)
297 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common professional doctorate concentration at South Texas College of Law Houston was Law with 297 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from professional doctorate programs at South Texas College of Law Houston according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

143
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
154
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 143 degrees were awarded to men at South Texas College of Law Houston, which is 0.929 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (154).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 143 degrees were awarded to men at South Texas College of Law Houston in Law, which is 0.929 times less than the 154 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 154 degrees were awarded to men at South Texas College of Law Houston in Law, which is 1.08 times more than the 143 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    145 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    84 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at South Texas College of Law Houston is white (145 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (84 degrees).

3.7% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    75 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    70 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    48 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at South Texas College of Law Houston is white male (75 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (70 degrees).

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Operations

South Texas College of Law Houston has an endowment valued at nearly $53.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−8.45%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, South Texas College of Law Houston had a total salary expenditure of 37.2M. South Texas College of Law Houston employs 42 Professors, 3 Assistant professors and 2 No academic ranks. Most academics at South Texas College of Law Houston are Male Professor (24), Female Professor (18), and Male Associate professor (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at South Texas College of Law Houston are: Management, with 32 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 31 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 21 employees.

Endowment

$53.8M
2022 Endowment
4.9%
decline from 2021

South Texas College of Law Houston has an endowment valued at about $53.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of South Texas College of Law Houston declined 4.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $42.2M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$18.1M
2022 Salaries
3.29%
growth from 2021

In 2022, South Texas College of Law Houston paid a median of $18.1M in salaries, which represents 48.7% of their overall expenditure ($37.2M) and a 3.29% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.9M
Instructional Salaries
49
Number of Employees

In 2022, South Texas College of Law Houston paid a total of $7.9M to 49 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
42 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
32 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at South Texas College of Law Houston were Professor with 42 employees, Assistant professor with 3 employees, and No academic rank with 2 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at South Texas College of Law Houston were Management with 32 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 31 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at South Texas College of Law Houston was Male Professor with 24 employees, Female Professor with 18 employees, and Male Associate professor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at South Texas College of Law Houston.

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