About Boston University School of Law

Boston University School of Law is a top-tier law school that offers a wide-ranging curriculum taught by professors recognized nationally as exceptional teachers and preeminent scholars. Approximately 800 students are enrolled in the full-time J.D. degree program and about 200 in the School's five LL.M. degree programs. Students can explore virtually any area of the law among the School’s more than 200 classes and seminars, 17 study abroad opportunities, and 16 dual degree programs. Students learn critical legal theory and doctrine in classes that average a 12:1 student/faculty ratio, while developing professional lawyering skills in the School’s numerous civil and criminal law clinics, national and international externships, pro bono placements, and highly regarded transactional law program. Since its founding in 1872, BU School of Law has welcomed qualified students without regard to race, gender, or religion. Today, students enjoy a supportive and collegial environment that encourages both individuality and community engagement.