Boston College Law School

Rank 37 (USNWR 2022)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
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Also known as

  • Boston College Law School
  • Boston College
  • BC

Boston College Law School is a law school located in Newton, Massachusetts. The school was ranked 37 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Boston College Law School is approximately 353.

Admissions website: https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/schools/law

Admissions email: bclawadm@bc.edu

Admissions phone: 617.552.4351

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Boston College Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 161 165 167
GPA 3.52 3.69 3.81
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 6368 91
# Admissions offers 1496 -
Class size 353 89
% Accepted 23.5% 84
% Yield 22.8% 14

During the 2022 application cycle, 6,368 people applied and 1,496 were offered admission.

Boston College has a 1L class size of 353, and yield of 22.79%. 341 out of 1,496 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 22.79% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Boston College has a median LSAT of 165. The 25th percentile LSAT is 161 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 167.

The median GPA is 3.69. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.52 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.81.

Boston College Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 1,137 applicants for the 2021-2022 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

Click on a data point to see that user's profile.

25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

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Cost of attending Boston College Law School

In 2022, tuition was $61,128 and the annual cost of attending was $83,188 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

Boston College Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from Boston College make $190,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $62,500.

67.1% of law graduates from Boston College go directly to work for law firms, while 6.8% clerk for a judge. 4.1% of graduates go into public interest.

93.8% of Boston College graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Boston College Law School

Boston College Law School offers an excellent legal education, with a curriculum focused on the key skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in law. The school has a world-renowned faculty, and over 200 elective courses to choose from, as well as opportunities for immersive practical experience. Boston College Law School is located in a beautiful campus setting, just minutes away from the historic and vibrant city of Boston.

The curriculum at BC Law is designed to help students develop the skills and knowledge needed to become successful leaders in a changing society and legal profession. The school’s nationally recognized research and writing programs, clinical programs, externships, and advocacy programs prepare new lawyers for the real-world practice of law.

BC Law takes mentoring relationships very seriously, both inside and outside the classroom. With 13,000 alumni, there is an extensive network of support that new graduates can rely on for many years to come. BC Law alumni often speak fondly of their time in law school, and this translates into helpfulness and enthusiasm when it comes to career support. In fact, BC Law's career services is one of the best in the country, assisting graduates in finding their ideal jobs no matter where they are in the world.

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