About BU School of Law
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.
Explore BU Law
Explore the beautiful new Sumner M. Redstone Building and completely renovated law tower
Visit BU Law
Come to Boston to visit the School of Law and learn more about the BU community
Offices & Departments
Find the people and departments at BU Law that can assist you
Meet the Dean
Meet Maureen A. O'Rourke, who has served as dean of Boston University School of Law since 2006
Success by the Numbers
new classrooms in the Sumner M. Redstone Building
in U.S. News & World Report ranking of law schools (2019)
woman admitted to Mass. bar graduated from BU Law in 1881
most influential person in legal education is Dean O’Rourke (National Jurist - 2017)
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.