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.

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BC Law Facts & Figures

#20

Top law schools

Above the Law

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 #1 among private schools whose salaries for graduates most outweigh debt, and #3 overall (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
Why You Should Apply For The Semester-in-Practice in Dublin  Link to article
I’m pleased to host a guest post by Ned Melanson ’19, who writes about one of BC Law’s several programs that place students in legal internships in other cou...
April 18, 2019
Alex Bou-Rhodes
A Phone Call Solidified My Decision to Attend BC Law  Link to article
Hi folks! Today, I’m pleased to host a guest post from 2L Tess Edwards, ’20, president of Boston College Law’s Environmental Law Society. BC Law’s Environmental La...
April 16, 2019
Jaegun Lee
Wanted: Termites  Link to article
Anthony Ray Hinton spent thirty years on death row for a crime he did not commit. Commanding a spellbound crowd on the Boston College Chestnut Hill Campus (where undergraduate...
April 12, 2019
Brett Gannon

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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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