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Boston College Law School

Rank 28 (USNWR 2024)
167
Median LSAT
3.77
Median GPA
13.4%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Boston College Law School
  • Boston College
  • BOSTON COLLEGE
  • BC

Boston College Law School is a law school located in Newton, Massachusetts. The school was ranked 28 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Boston College Law School is approximately 212.

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 162 166 167
GPA 3.55 3.74 3.81
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 6022 93
# Admissions offers 612 -
Class size 212 69
% Accepted 10.2% 98
% Yield 28.6% 46

During the 2024 application cycle, 6,022 people applied and 612 were offered admission.

Boston College has a 1L class size of 212, and yield of 28.59%. 175 out of 612 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 28.59% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Boston College has a median LSAT of 167. The 25th percentile LSAT is 161 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 168.

The median GPA is 3.77. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.59 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.85.

Boston College Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 1,080 applicants for the 2022-2023 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

How much does Boston College Law School cost per year?

$63,573.00
Tuition
81st percentile
$84,333.00
CoA
73rd percentile
94.10%
Bar pass rate
85th percentile
$121,250.00
Salary, 25th %
95th percentile
$190,000.00
Salary
96th percentile
$62,500.00
PI Salary
70th percentile

Cost of attending Boston College Law School

In 2024, tuition was $63,573 and the annual cost of attending was $84,333 (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 public sector, a grad can expect to make $62,500.

66.1% of law graduates from Boston College go directly to work for law firms, while 11.0% clerk for a judge. 3.7% of graduates go into public interest.

94.1% 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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19:25
Pretty upsetting that a lot of seat deposits are today and they cant even get back to applicants who applied over 3 months ago
latecyclelyle
11:14
so ig they will stick to thursday decisions even after the deposit deadline
has anyone sent a LOCI before getting a decision?
13:19
@GainfulTeenyWeenyMantis: I did and they told me in the next week or 2 I should receive a decision
13:19
And that was almost 2 weeks ago
KermitTheHermit
14:11
Anyone have their BC status/substatus disappear a few days after going under review?
CarolinaTay
15:14
mine just disappeared
15:41
ayy wl hit today
ChiefComplexHammerHead
18:10
mine disappeared todau too
OutstandingImpartialKingfisher
13:34
people being accepted off wl?
galwaygirl
13:38
^^?
trbbae
16:03
i saw one person who got in off wl post on the lsa reddit
I'd rather BC just R me rn instead of dragging this on for months
should be a wave today and historically a few WL-A's around this time as well
galwaygirl
13:51
Let's hope for some WL answers!
Praying
with the second seat deposit next week ig no wave today ….I hope this doesn’t mean BC is almost full
I wouldn't limit it to just Thursday. I heard from W&M on a Saturday.
OutstandingImpartialKingfisher
16:45
seems like Rs today
OutstandingImpartialKingfisher
13:07
Feeler email?
Just saw someone on Reddit asking about the feeler email
I’d assume only a select few received it
It looks like they
Oh fuck. Welp anyway. Looks like they're going else where if that makes anyone feel better.
OutstandingImpartialKingfisher
19:31
It didn't really say much, was pretty general
I got feeler email 1 day ago for waitlist. Applied ED back in October :(
OutstandingImpartialKingfisher
16:32
Did any one get an offer?
Got offer today 6/4 for $25k/yr binding
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