BU School of Law Admissions

Boston University School of Law combines extraordinary teaching with a forward-thinking curriculum, offering over 200 courses and seminars in 18 areas of legal study, more study abroad opportunities than almost any US law school, and one of the widest selections of clinics and externships among the nation’s Top 50 law schools. Through a holistic admissions process, BU Law seeks to enroll annually a class of students characterized by extraordinary academic achievements and diverse life experiences. A variety of factors are considered when reviewing your law school application, providing you the opportunity to convey your accomplishments, as well as your capacity for growth in law school.

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Admissions Figures


applicants for the JD Class of 2019


of current first-year class comprised of students of color

30 +

countries represented by students in the American Law LLM program


of current first-year class entered with 1 or more years of work experience

Law School Life

A Sense of Community. From Day One.

Experience the supportive, collegial environment at BU Law that encourages both individuality and community engagement.