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Profile of the Student Body

admission statistics

BC Law highlights:

  • #34 'Best Law Schools' (US News & World Report)
  • #7 in '10 Law Schools Where Salaries for Grads Most Outweigh Debt' (US News)
  • #16 in 'Top 50 Law Schools' List (Above the Law)
  • #25 in 'Law Schools Whose Grads Make The Highest Starting Salaries' (Forbes)
  • #3 in 'Best Value' Private Law Schools (National Jurist)
  • #17 on '50 Best Law Schools' List (Business Insider)
  • Top 30 clinical program (US News & World Report)
  • #19 in Tax (US News & World Report)
  • #21 'Go To' 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)
  • #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 Massachusetts' 100 largest law firms (Lawyers Weekly)
  • #12 in 25 Best Law Schools for Networking (Graduate Programs)
  • #17 for placing graduates at largest U.S. law firms (National Jurist)

Student Body--2014-2015

Total Enrollment: 739
Male: 54%
Female: 46%
Students of Color: 24%
International: 3%

Full & Part-Time Faculty
Faculty/Student Ratio: 10.5 to 1
Total Faculty: 124
Full time: 54
Adjunct: 70



Latest Employment Statistics

2014 Entering Class

Number of applicants: 3719
Enrolled students: 230

Median GPA: 3.52
25th percentile: 3.32
75th percentile: 3.64

Median LSAT: 162
25th percentile: 159
75th percentile: 164

States represented: 32
Colleges and Universities represented: 126
Undergraduate majors represented: 54

Women: 47%
Students of Color: 28.6%
Average Age: 24
Range: 20-50

Geographic Distribution: 31 states represented + South Korea, China, France, Germany, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Canada

Advanced degrees: 16

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

Financial Aid
FAFSA required for all applicants for financial aid
Scholarships are renewed annually as long as students remain in good academic standing. BC Law does not award conditional scholarships.

2015-2016 Academic Year: $48,670
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, J.D./M.pH in Public Health.
Study Abroad: Semester in London Program
Semester in Practice: International Human Rights
Other Options: see experiential learning


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