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Founded in 1872, Boston University School of Law has a rich history of diversity and accomplishment that continues today under the leadership of Dean Maureen A. O'Rourke. You are welcome to visit BU Law, which is housed in the brand Sumner M. Redstone Building and completely renovated law tower. Our facility features two modern law libraries, technologically advanced moot courtrooms, classrooms designed for optimal learning, and offices for faculty and administrative departments.

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Success by the Numbers

15

new classrooms in the Sumner M. Redstone Building

# 20

in U.S. News & World Report ranking of law schools (2017)

1st

woman admitted to Mass. bar graduated from BU Law in 1881

14th

most influential person in legal education is Dean O’Rourke (National Jurist - 2016)

Our legacy of inclusion. Our commitment to diversity.

An open respectful culture. Support and mentoring for students.

Learn about BU Law's history of diversity, eight different affinity groups, and culture of support for all students.