BU School of Law Admissions

BU Law is a top-tier law school combining exceptional teaching with a forward-thinking curriculum. We offer 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 that you will find among the nation’s Top 50 law schools. Elite employers hire our graduates to work in fields from litigation to transactional law to public service. You’ll enjoy the modern amenities of our brand new complex and the countless professional and social opportunities of Boston.

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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


employment rate for the Class of 2015

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.