Learning the Law at BU Law
The core of the BU Law learning experience is excellent teaching and a superior learning environment in which faculty guide, inspire and challenge. BU Law professors are nationally acclaimed for their legal skills and scholarship—they are on the cutting edge in research, writing and advising to both the public and private sectors. But what uniquely defines them is their devotion to students—academically, professionally and individually.
Our student/faculty ratio of 12:1 (6:1 in clinics) is among the lowest of schools of comparable size. This means not only will you benefit from smaller class and clinic sizes, but from one-on-one interaction with teachers, both inside and outside the classroom.
"Teaching like Socrates"
BU Law faculty use the "Socratic" teaching method, so instead of lecturing to students, faculty encourage an interactive dialogue during class.