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 Angela Onwuachi-Willig. You are welcome to visit BU Law, which is housed in the brand new 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


new classrooms in the Sumner M. Redstone Building

# 22

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.