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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Our JD program offers academic rigor, professional training in lawyering skills, a low faculty/student ratio, and personal mentoring from faculty and career advisers.
Our five LLM programs—American Law, Banking & Financial Law, IP Law, International Business Law, and Taxation—are highly respected around the world.
You're making a big investment. Our Financial Aid Office can help you understand all of your options for financing your legal education.
Tuition & Fees
BU has the lowest tuition and fees of any private law school ranked in the top 25 by U.S. News & World Report.
applicants for the JD Class of 2019
of current first-year class comprised of students of color
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.