By The Numbers
St. Mary's University 2021 Rankings
of graduates employed within 10 months (2020)
More than 100
law student organizations
Who have served in elected or judicial positions
pro bono hours recorded in 2020
highest Hispanic student population nationally
Than average for private law schools
Advocacy Program in the Nation
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
St. Mary’s University School of Law celebrates diversity in our community. As both a Marianist and Hispanic-serving institution, we are proud of our vibrant and strong community, which values the dignity of all its members and fosters a meaningful, respectful, and robust learning experience. We recognize diversity, equity and inclusion as cornerstones of social and economic justice. We strive to create a supportive environment, honoring diverse perspectives, where every individual feels welcome and has a place at the table.
School of Law News
- May 26, 2021
As St. Mary’s University School of Law students begin summer internships and clerkships, a cohort of students will pursue work in public interest placements across Texas and the country. Working in practice areas ranging from capital defense …
- May 03, 2021
Tickets will be required for all guests St. Mary’s University will honor the accomplishments of its 714 new graduates with a series of smaller, in-person Commencement ceremonies this month. Each ceremony will be held in the Alumni …
- April 29, 2021
To encourage all our community members to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the University Health System will allow walk-ups without appointments at the on-campus vaccination site tomorrow, April 30. Faculty, staff, students, families, friends, alumni and neighbors are …
- April 22, 2021
One Saturday each spring semester for nearly three decades, San Antonians have filled the rooms of the St. Mary’s University School of Law’s classrooms building for People’s Law School. This May 1, as the legal community commemorates …
- April 20, 2021
A message from Thomas Mengler, J.D., President, and Sheri King, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Our nation has spent the past three weeks witnessing the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer …
- April 13, 2021
Due to ongoing renovations at Memorial Branch Library on Culebra Road, which will affect that typical voting location, St. Mary’s University will host an election site at the St. Mary’s AT&T Center for Information Technology for the …
- March 30, 2021
St. Mary’s Law also ranks for its clinical training and part-time program For the second year in a row, the St. Mary’s University School of Law Advocacy Programs ranked in the top 20 in the nation by …
- March 12, 2021
St. Mary’s University is honored to be among a number of area universities preparing to host games for the 2021 Division I Women’s Basketball Championship this month. The NCAA and the University will take all precautions to create a …
- March 02, 2021
Appointments for the leadership roles begin June 1 St. Mary’s University today named the Rev. John Thompson, S.M., Ed.D., as Vice President for Mission; and the Rev. William J. Meyer, S.M., D.Min., as Rector. Both appointments begin June 1, but Thompson will delay transitioning to campus until July 1 as he …
- February 25, 2021
In honor of Black History Month, we are featuring an alumna whose legacy paved the way for generations to come. Hattie Elam Briscoe (J.D. ’56) was the first Black woman to graduate from St. Mary’s Law and …
Supporting Your Success
Our groundbreaking Law Success Program provides personalized testing, support and counseling to improve our students’ test results, hone skills to boost their careers and achieve academic excellence.
Clinics & Special Programs
Beyond the course curriculum, St. Mary’s Law equips students with lawyering skills and real-life experiences through our special programs.
Rich History and Culture
Established in 1927, and our mission is to graduate leaders in the law — advocates with the moral compass to make a difference and a commitment to service.
Gain Hands-on Experience
Our students gain hands-on legal experience representing San Antonio’s indigent and disadvantaged citizens. From pro bono opportunities to Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), there are a variety of ways to learn and serve.