Texas A&M Acquires Texas Wesleyan Law in Fort Worth

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    It's official Fort Worth is now home of Texas A&M's law school. The university bought the Texas Wesleyan School of Law on the east side of downtown Fort Worth near the convention center. (Published Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013)

    Texas A&M University has completed its purchase of the private Texas Wesleyan School of Law in Fort Worth.

    A&M officials in College Station said the deal closed Monday. The new school will be named the Texas A&M University School of Law going into the fall term.

    A&M officials said all accreditations for the law school remain in effect.

    A purchase agreement was announced in June 2012. No acquisition cost was immediately released.

    A&M has pursued adding a law school for more than 40 years.

    Fort Worth's Texas Wesleyan University was founded in 1890 and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.