Founded in 1872, Boston University School of Law has a rich tradition of inclusion, accomplishment, and innovative leadership that continues today for the approximately 1,000 students in the full-time JD and five LLM degree programs. Our law school, which is housed in the brand new Sumner M. Redstone Building and completely renovated law tower, is located in the heart of Boston. The facility features two modern law libraries, technologically advanced moot courtrooms, classrooms designed for optimal learning, and comfortable meeting spaces for faculty and students.

Our Past & Present

Success by the Numbers


new classrooms in the Sumner M. Redstone Building

# 26

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


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


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

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