LL.M. Admissions

BU Law is proud to offer some of the most highly regarded graduate programs in the nation. We hope you have discovered the unique attributes of our programs in American Law (for non-US lawyers), Banking and Financial Law, Intellectual Property, International Business Law, and Taxation-- through this Web site.  Candidates who wish to apply to more than one program should contact the admissions office at bullm@bu.edu before applying.

Application Instructions

Applicants to the LL.M. in American Law Program, the Graduate Program in Banking and Financial Law, the LLM in Intellectual Property Law Program, the Executive LLM in International Business Law Program, the Graduate Tax Program or our Two-Year LLM Program must apply via the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) online application form.

LSAC Credential Assembly Service and International Transcript Authentication and Evaluation Service

Internationally-educated students are strongly encouraged to register for LSAC's International Transcript Authentication and Evaluation Service.  For an additional fee of $125, LSAC will authenticate and evaluate your transcripts and distribute them to the schools to which you wish to apply.

Current Applicants

If you have already submitted your LSAC application, please click here to review the status of your application. To log into this portal, you will need to use the username and password you received from bullm@bu.edu, after your application was received by our office. If you have any questions that cannot be answered by reviewing your status checker, please contact the LLM admissions office.

Application Deadlines

LLM in American Law
Fall 2016 Semester April 15, 2016
Graduate Program in Banking and Financial Law
Spring 2016 Semester - International Applicants October 31, 2015
Spring 2016 Semester - Domestic Applicants November 30, 2015
Fall 2016 Semester - International Applicants April 15, 2016
Fall 2016 Semester - Domestic Applicants July 31, 2016
LLM in Intellectual Property Law
Fall 2016 Semester April 15, 2016
Executive LLM in International Business Law
Spring 2016 Semester December 13, 2015
Summer 2016 Sessions April 15, 2016
Fall 2016 Session June 30, 2016
Graduate Tax Program
Spring 2016 Semester - International Applicants October 31, 2015
Spring 2016 Semester - Online Program Option November 15, 2015
Spring 2016 Semester - Domestic Applicants November 30, 2015
Summer 2016 Semester - Online Option Only April 15, 2016
Fall 2016 Semester - International Applicants April 15, 2016
Fall 2016 Semester - Online Program Option July 15, 2016
Fall 2016 Semester - Domestic Applicants July 31, 2016
Applications received after these dates are reviewed on a space available basis.

 

Contact Information:

Boston University School of Law
LLM Admissions Office
765 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
Email: bullm@bu.edu