Fort Worth


Fort Worth

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Choosing a law school means choosing your home for the next few years, and you won’t find a better place to learn and live than Fort Worth and the Dallas/Fort Worth ​region. Fort Worth offers unsurpassed quality of life, a legal community that welcomes and mentors young lawyers, and access to a broad range of employers in various practice settings including law firms, government agencies, non-profit organizations and the legal departments of corporations.
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Opportunities abound here, ranked as the​ #​1 area for total job growth and home to ​24 Fortune 500 companies. We have a lot to brag about!

Designated as one of America’s “Most Livable Communities,” Fort Worth prides itself on being a city of cowboys, culture, commerce and community. The Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex offers welcoming neighborhoods, a low cost of living and a strong economy. 

Fort Worth TX Fast Facts

  • 1​3th largest city in the U.S.
  • Cost of living: 14% below nat'l avg.
  • 26th most diverse city in the U.S.
  • Perfect Municipal Equality Index ​score
  • Largest Blue Zones ​Community
  • #5 best city to buy a home (Forbes)
  • #6 city for ​young ​professionals (Forbes)
  • Youngest city in Texas (avg. age: 31.5)
  • DFW:  ​24 Fortune 500 company HQs
  • DFW: #1 area for total job growth
  • Texas: 2nd most diverse state
  • Texas: Best state for business (15th year)


Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Photo Credit: Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau

Aggie Law students explore fun places to live and relax around Fort Worth

Texas A&M University School of Law is located in the heart of downtown Fort Worth, Texas – the 13th largest city in the country. Even with our size, Fort Worth has a livable, small-town feel. As part of the larger Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, you’ll have access to all the world-class museums, restaurants, entertainment, outdoor activities and professional sports teams you would expect in ​the fourth largest metropolitan area in the nation. The largest Certified Blue Zones Community (an indicator of the city's quality of life), Fort Worth is one of the nation's healthiest communities, ranked in the top 20% for well-being.

Learn more at Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau.


Concert at Shipping & Receiving Patio, one of the many
live music venues in Forth Worth.

Photo Credit: Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau

Fort Worth has its own unique culture and energy. It’s a hub of business, transportation, technology and education, grounded in a proud tradition of Western heritage that has made Texas great. Fort Worth is known for it's low cost of living (14% below the national average), high quality of life and vast range of recreational opportunities.

Explore Fort Worth in this video.

Learn more about the "State of the City" in the 2018 City of Fort Worth Annual Report.


Fort Worth Water Gardens, directly
across the street from our campus.

Photo Credit: Erik Clapp


Tarrant County Courthouse in downtown Fort Worth
Photo Credit: Brian Luenser

If you stay in Texas after law school – and Fort Worth/Dallas in particular – you’ll find opportunities in a wide variety of practice areas

We’re in Tarrant County’s legal, judicial and business hub, amidst one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation in one the most livable cities in America. That makes this a wonderful place to start building your professional network. For example, the Fort Worth/Dallas area is home to one of the nation’s highest concentrations of corporate headquarters and is the #​​1 metro area for total job growth. As a result, our students have easy access to successful mentors and our graduates have incredible opportunities for professional advancement.


Panther Island Pavilion is on the banks of the Trinity River. The venue
serves as downtown Fort Worth’s water sports hub and beach, hosting outdoor
concerts, festivals and adventure runs.

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Interesting Facts about Fort Worth/Dallas
and Texas A&M School of Law

  • Downtown Fort Worth voted #1 Most Livable Downtown in the U.S. by

  • One of America's "Most Livable Communities" by Partners fro Livable Communities

  • Fort Worth is the 13th largest city in the U.S. (bigger than San Francisco) and the ​DFW metroplex is the fourth largest region. 

  • Fort Worth/Dallas is home to one of the nation’s highest concentrations of corporate headquarters, with 2​4 Fortune 500 companies, including ExxonMobile, AT&T, American Airlines, Texas Instruments and Tenet Healthcare. McKesson and Core-Mark are the latest Fortune 500 companies to ​relocate to DFW.

  • Fort Worth/Dallas is also home to a number of defense contractors. Two divisions of Lockheed Martin have their divisional headquarters in Fort Worth. Fort Worth is also home to Bell Helicopter Textron, DynCorp, AECOM and Computer Sciences Corporation. Other major defense contractors with a Fort Worth/Dallas presence include Boeing, Vought, Raytheon, BAE Systems, EDS and Perot Systems.

  • Amazon selected Fort Worth Alliance Airport for its newest regional air hub.

  • Facebook is ​expanding its $1 billion data center campus in Fort Worth.

  • Texas is one of the major U.S. centers for computer hardware and software development. ​Described as the “Telecom Corridor,” “Silicon Prairie” or “the newest Silicon Valley,” the DFW metroplex currently has has more jobs in IT than Austin. DFW hosts a high concentration of ​information ​technology companies such as Texas Instruments, Perot Systems, and EDS, as well as telecommunications giant AT&T.

  • The Dallas/F​ort Worth International Airport (DFW) is the 2nd largest and 4th busiest airport in the U.S. Every major city in the continental U.S. can be accessed within 4 hours flying time from the airport, giving the region a major competitive advantage in business. Nearby Alliance Airport serves as a key freight transport center.

Photo Credit: Brian Luenser