ABA Standard 509 Required Disclosures


The American Bar Association asks all law schools to provide prospective students consumer information so that they may make an informed choice of law schools. Below are the required disclosures, in the form required by the ABA where applicable. The full text of Standard 509 can be found on the ABA website.
 
Employment Summary Report
The Career Services section of our website contains employment data for the past three graduating classes, including ABA and National Association for Law Placement (NALP) reports. The data presented reflects information collected from graduates by Texas Tech University School of Law’s Career Services Center and reported to the American Bar Association and National Association of Legal Professionals. The information represents composite information for the graduating class and does not predict future performance. Individual success may vary and may be affected by academic success, general economic conditions, legal market conditions, work experience, experiential study participation, career choice, job type and location and other factors.
Scholarship Retention Data
The Scholarship Retention Data Worksheet can be found here.
Standard 509 Information Report
This Information Sheet is in the format mandated by the ABA. It contains information on admissions data; tuition and fees, living costs, and financial aid; scholarships; enrollment data, including academic, transfer, and other attrition; numbers of full-time and part-time faculty, professional librarians, and administrators; class sizes for first year and upper class courses; number of seminar, clinical and co-curricular offerings; employment outcomes; and bar passage data.
Tuition and Fees, Financial Aid and Other Money Matters
Our Financial Aid page contains information regarding current tuition and fees, cost of living, our tuition refund policy, and scholarships.
Curricular Offerings, Academic Calendar, and Academic Requirements
In additional to the provided links, all of the above information can also be found in the official law school catalog.
Transfer Policies
The School of Law has several policies governing the transfer of course credits from other law schools. These policies apply both to students who begin their programs of legal education at other schools and seek to become degree-program students here and to students who begin here and wish to take courses from another law school for a limited period of time. Application information for transfer students can be found here, and policies concerning transfer students and Course Credits for more information.
Additional Bar Passage Data
Comparisons of pass rates of Texas schools for the past ten years, can be found on the Texas Board of Law Examiners website.
Library Resources
Texas Tech University Libraries is a member of the prestigious Association of Research Libraries. Access our digital repository, electronic databases, library hours and other information on our Law School Library & Technology website.
Physical Facilities
The 137,000-square-foot Law Building boasts facilities outfitted with the latest technology and connectivity features, including two fully functional practice courtrooms. The newest of these, the Hunt Courtroom, is housed in the $13.6 million Mark & Becky Lanier Center for Professional Development addition opened in 2008.