Admission

A Degree of Distinction. A School of Conviction. 

We educate distinguished lawyers and industry leaders, shaped by a legacy of academic excellence, acclaimed scholars, and extensive experiential opportunities—all in one of the nation’s most historic and dynamic cities.

Our intensive curriculum, supportive faculty, fiercely loyal alumni, and holistic approach to learning help our students consistently land positions in law firms and industries across the country and around the globe. The National Association of Law Placement ranks us 16th in graduates securing full-time/long-term positions requiring bar passage.

Read more about the keys to BC Law students’ success.

BC Law Facts & Figures

#19

Top law schools for 'big law'

National Law Journal

91.2%

Overall employment rate

#27

Top law schools

US News

164

Median LSAT

(2018 Entering Class)

Financial Assistance

BC Law is one of the most cost-effective private law schools in the nation: We rank #2 among private schools whose salaries for graduates most outweigh debt with a salary to debt ratio of 2.25:1 (US News). And 88% of our students receive financial assistance, through merit-based scholarships and full-tuition Public Service Scholarships.
 

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BC Law Voices

Our community is diverse—in backgrounds, interests, and experiences. Discover what BC Law students, faculty, and alumni are like, where they work, and what they do, on campus and beyond.

BC Law: Impact
‘A Country of Immigrants’ on World Refugee Day  Link to article
In my first post after my own graduation, I am pleased to host a blog by BC Law student and editorial assistant Marija Tesla, who writes about her family’s refugee story...
June 20, 2019
Alex Bou-Rhodes
The Admitted Students Guidebook, Vol. 4  Link to article
Do you still have some unanswered questions about law school, Boston College Law, or Beantown (yes that is Boston’s outdated nickname) in general? Preparing for law scho...
May 15, 2019
Marcus Nemeth
Why BC Law was the Right Choice for Me  Link to article
I am happy to host a guest blog today from Vincent Lau, ’97, on why BC Law’s community continues to make it the right choice.  I still remember the very first week...
May 03, 2019
Brendan McKinnon

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These current students are here to help you learn more about BC Law.

Boston: Your Career Begins Here

The Boston area offers students access to thousands of law firms, a variety of industries, and the heart of our robust nationwide alumni network, ready to connect them to clinics, clerkships, and externships.
 

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