Boston University School of Law (BU Law) is the law school affiliated with Boston University. Located in the heart of Boston University's campus on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts, BU Law is housed in the tallest law school building in the United States. It was founded in 1872 by a group of educators, lawyers, law teachers and jurists united by two beliefs; first, that a superior legal education requires instruction in the theory, analysis and practice of law; and second, that educational opportunities should be available to anyone, with merit as the only test. BU Law students come from 46 states, 14 countries and more than 238 colleges and universities around the world.
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BU Law School is considered a Competitive law school, which accepts only 38% of its applicants. Comparatively, Bu is Significantly Higher than the average cost for law school.
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Early Decision 1 : 12/01
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : 01/07
Application Fee : $85
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BU Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Bu is Below Average.
The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Boston University 1L section size is 23% larger than law schools in Massachusetts and 33% larger than all PRIVATE law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Boston University class of 2016 had an employment rate of 90% with 4% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2016, 76.0%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.