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Law Schools in Massachusetts

Are you are looking to go to one of the law schools in Massachusetts? There are 8 ABA accredited law schools in Massachusetts.

The highest ranked law school in Massachusetts is Harvard University, which was ranked 5 by US News in 2023. The school has an LSAT median of 174 and a GPA median of 3.92.

The best law school in Massachusetts depends on what you're looking for. Every law school is different, just like every person is different.

Other schools in Massachusetts include Boston University Law School, Boston College Law School, Northeastern Law School, Suffolk Law School, New England Law - Boston, UMass Law, Western New England Law School. If you want to go to law school in Massachusetts, you should consider these schools.

ABA accredited law schools in Massachusetts

  1. Harvard Law School
  2. Boston University Law School
  3. Boston College Law School
  4. Northeastern Law School
  5. Suffolk Law School
  6. New England Law - Boston
  7. UMass Law
  8. Western New England Law School

You can also check out law schools in the states that border Massachusetts: Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont.

Detailed information on Massachusetts law schools

Harvard Law School

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Rank 5 (US News 2023)
  • Ranked: 5 by US News in 2023.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 170/174/176
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.82/3.92/3.99
  • Acceptance rate: 10.1
  • Bar passage rate: 99.4

Boston University Law School

Boston, Massachusetts
Rank 27 (US News 2023)
  • Ranked: 27 by US News in 2023.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 164/170/171
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.57/3.84/3.91
  • Acceptance rate: 16.3
  • Bar passage rate: 93.5

Boston College Law School

Newton, Massachusetts
Rank 29 (US News 2023)
  • Ranked: 29 by US News in 2023.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 162/166/167
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.55/3.74/3.81
  • Acceptance rate: 10.2
  • Bar passage rate: 94.1

Northeastern Law School

Boston, Massachusetts
Rank 71 (US News 2023)
  • Ranked: 71 by US News in 2023.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 158/163/166
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.47/3.7/3.82
  • Acceptance rate: 31.1
  • Bar passage rate: 87.3

Suffolk Law School

Boston, Massachusetts
Rank 133 (US News 2023)
  • Ranked: 133 by US News in 2023.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 150/154/158
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.2/3.49/3.67
  • Acceptance rate: 60.7
  • Bar passage rate: 77.1

New England Law - Boston

Boston, Massachusetts
Rank 155 (US News 2023)
  • Ranked: 155 by US News in 2023.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 149/154/157
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 2.93/3.36/3.66
  • Acceptance rate: 71.0
  • Bar passage rate: 76.6

UMass Law

Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Rank 167 (US News 2023)
  • Ranked: 167 by US News in 2023.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 148/152/154
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.2/3.47/3.68
  • Acceptance rate: 59.4
  • Bar passage rate: 64.0

Western New England Law School

Springfield, Massachusetts
Rank 180 (US News 2023)
  • Ranked: 180 by US News in 2023.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 146/150/154
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.02/3.43/3.7
  • Acceptance rate: 63.5
  • Bar passage rate: 55.1

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Then you have to take significant loans
Or get a full ride
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It’s not that hard lmao just have a 177+/4.0 and some school will offer u a full ride
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18:27
Once a family has achieved enough wealth to do the above 2, then future generations almost certainly will also have the ability. That's how generational wealth remains. Debt is a wealth killer
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Pookie52
19:13
Any real reason to consider USC over UCLA for BL?
Pookie52
19:14
UCLA is even a bit cheaper but I'm just curious if there's anyone reason to consider it
UCLA is categorically better
Pookie52
19:15
thats what im thinking
19:40
The only reason ppl go to usc over ucla is cuz the former is more generous with aid
19:40
UCLA is better in almost every single aspect especially location
ElderlyUnadvisedPikachu
19:51
I think this site used to have a calculator for estimating total paid including interest for loans. Does anyone know how to find it?
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@ElderlyUnadvisedPikachu: YO Pikachu! For me, when I click "my profile" there is a school finances page at the bottom with editable categories!
ElderlyUnadvisedPikachu
20:02
Thank you!!
What would y'all pick between Chi and Columbia?
Pookie52
23:08
@NalawAndButtorts: Chicago is pretty much objectively better by every metric except maybe location
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@ElderlyUnadvisedPikachu: ofc np! Hope you’re having a great weekend we’re still going in!
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@NalawAndButtorts: idk flip a coin lol those are both great schools! I can think of one metric where CLS has chi beat hahaha the median salary for CLS is 20k higher than chi! I would do the basics! Visit both and talk to alumni! Cultures are difference, Columbia is larger! Congratulations on all your hard work!
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Cultures are different*
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Median salary means almost nothing
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That’s just cuz CLS has more bl
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Everyone can get biglaw from both schools
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