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Profile of the Student Body

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BC Law highlights:

  • #36 'Best Law Schools' (US News & World Report)
  • #7 in '10 Law Schools Where Salaries for Grads Most Outweigh Debt' (US News)
  • #21 in 'Above the Law' rankings
  • #25' 'Law Schools Whose Grads Make The Highest Starting Salaries' (Forbes)
  • #3 in 'Best Value' Private Law Schools (National Jurist)
  • Top 20 ranking in the Law School 100 list
  • #19 on '50 Best Law Schools' List (Business Insider)
  • Top 25 clinical program (US News & World Report)
  • Top 25 schools for hiring by largest law firms (National Law Journal)
  • Top 20 of 'Where Big-Firm Partners Went to Law School' (National Jurist)
  • Top 25 'Best Law Schools for Standard of Living' (National Jurist)
  • Consistently ranked among the most collegial law schools (US News & World Report)
  • #1 for producing the most 'Super Lawyers' in New England (Super Lawyer Magazine)
  • #1 for producing highest number of current chairs and managing partners at Massachusett's 100 largest law firms (Lawyers Weekly)
  • #17 for placing graduates at largest U.S. law firms (National Jurist)

Student Body--2013-2014

Total Enrollment: 760
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Students of Color: 24%
International: 1%

Full & Part-Time Faculty
Faculty/Student Ratio: 11.92 to 1
Total Faculty: 125
Full time: 56
Adjunct: 69



Latest Employment Statistics

2013 Entering Class

Number of applicants: 4,242
Enrolled students: 230

Median GPA: 3.61
25th percentile: 3.41
75th percentile: 3.69

Median LSAT: 164
25th percentile: 160
75th percentile: 165

States represented: 33
Colleges and Universities represented: 101
Undergraduate majors represented: 45

Women: 50%
Students of Color: 23%
Average Age: 24
Range: 20-37

Geographic Distribution: 31 states represented + South Korea, Australia, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom

Advanced degrees: 17

Deadline: March 31. Decisions sent on a rolling basis.

Financial Aid
FAFSA required for all applicants for financial aid
Need Access required for institutional financial aid
Priority Deadline: March 15, 2013
Students receiving scholarships: 68%
Scholarships are renewed annually as long as students remain in good academic standing. BC Law does not award conditional scholarships.

2012-2013 Academic Year: $43,170
Special Programs
LL.M. Program (one year)
Dual Degrees: J.D./M.B.A., J.D./M.S.W.,J.D./M.A,J.D./Ph.D. Philosophy, J.D./M.Ed., J.D./M.A. in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning.
Study Abroad: Semester in London Program
Semester in Practice: International Human Rights