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UH Has Top 10 Rankings in Law Programs for 10th Year in a Row

March 28, 2017

The University of Houston recently received its annual program rankings from U.S. News and World Report. For the tenth consecutive year, several programs have ranked in the top 10 among law schools.   

The Healthcare Law program rose 5 places from #8 in 2016 to #3 in 2018, and the UH Law Center overall rose from #59 in 2016 to #54 in 2018.

The Part-Time Law program rose from #11 in 2016 to #6 in 2018. The program has been ranked in the top 20 for the past nine years, since U.S. News and World Report began ranking part-time law programs in 2009.

“I am amazed at the continued success of our UH Law Center programs” said Paula Myrick Short, UH senior vice president of academic affairs and provost and UHS senior vice chancellor for academic affairs. “I’ve made it one of my priorities since becoming provost to move the needle on these programs and ensure the best for our students.”


About the Office of the Provost
The Office of the Provost houses the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost responsible for student access and success. The Office of the Provost initiates and oversees a broad range of programs which benefit students throughout the University of Houston and the community, including undergraduate, graduate, continuing and distance education programs, as well as all academic programs and policies. The Office of the Provost also oversees faculty appointment, promotion, and tenure.

About the University of Houston
The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation’s best colleges for undergraduate education. UH serves the globally competitive Houston and Gulf Coast Region by providing world-class faculty, experiential learning and strategic industry partnerships. Located in the nation’s fourth-largest city, UH serves more than 39,500 students in the most ethnically and culturally diverse region in the country.