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BC LAW EMBRACES DIVERSITY AND COLLABORATION within a learning environment shaped from the Jesuit ideal of "cura personalis," or care for the individual. Our community encourages creativity and risk-taking. Our faculty, staff, and alumni develop mentoring relationships that change students’ lives. In short, we offer a support network that will last a lifetime--all of it rooted in our belief in educating “men and women for others.”

Jeff Glick '11

“If you want a place that fosters learning in an open and collaborative environment, this is it. Students study together, professors hold group office hours, people share materials with friends who miss class, and ultimately care and look out for one another.”

--Jeffrey Glick ’11


»694 JD, 13 LLM in 2015: Complete admissions profile

»Over 50 active student organizations

»11,600 alumni worldwide

»60 full-time faculty members

»86% of BC students receive financial aid; 70% of incoming students received scholarship assistance.

»Pro Bono Program: 34% of the third-year class participated and logged 13,500 pro bono hours in the 2015-16 academic year; participants are acknowledged at graduation

»Sixty-three first-year students participated in BC Law's 2016 Spring Break Service Trips, contributing over 2,205 total hours of service during the week

»Jointly sponsored student group events during Diversity Month such as Culture Shock, which examined the role of privilege in society


»Boston is #3 in National Jurist's 'Best Cities for Young Attorneys' list

BC Law is ranked #1 in Boston and #3 nationally for 'Best Value Private Law Schools' (National Jurist)

»Fast Company ranks Boston #1 for its "entrepreneurial ecosystem" and for having "some of the smartest residents in the world"

»The BC Law campus is 8 miles from downtown

»Law School regular social events include the 10K charity road race Ipsa Loquitur, the Public Interest Law Foundation Auction, and Harvest Desserts

»BC Law ranks #1 for producing the most "Super Lawyers" in New England


Students in Mone Courtyard
The Mone Courtyard is the heart of our 40-acre campus, minutes from Boston.
Our sheltered campus is just outside Boston:

“The benefits of the campus being in Newton is that it’s a peaceful environment to study but you can get downtown by car in 10 minutes and by bus in 30 minutes. You have great access to the nightlife and all the resources of Boston.”

--Steven Chen ’13

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Visiting BC Law

You'll experience a sense of belonging:

“I see BC Law as an ideal place. Bright and engaging students, path-breaking faculty, a wonderful library, a beautiful location--all conspire to make possible the kind of intellectual adventures that shape the lives of individuals and the life of the law.”

--Professor Vlad Perju

You'll discover affinity with others:

“The community has made a huge difference in my quality of life. I've loved serving on the board of the South Asian Law Student Association and being a member of other affinity groups, which have introduced me to mentors and scholarships.”

--Jina Hassan