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School of Law Boston University

  • Boston, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 54%46%
    student ratio
  • 960
    total students
  • $43,970 | $43,970
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 1
    fall application deadline
  • 34%
    acceptance rate
  • 12 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Law Juris Doctor (JD)
    • Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Laws (JD/LL M)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health (JD/MPH)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
    • Banking Master of Laws (LL M)
    • Intellectual Property Law Master of Laws (LL M)
    • International Business Law Master of Laws (LL M)
    • Taxation Master of Laws (LL M)
    • American Law Master of Laws (LL M)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 183
    • Doctoral Degrees 272
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

34% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 4,584
    • Accepted 1,582
    • Acceptance Rate 34
    • Enrolled 220
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesJD
    • Doctoral's DegreesLSAT
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$43,970
    • Out-of-state tuition *$43,970
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students960
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students960
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Full-time Percentage88%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian63%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown12%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty139
    • Full-time Percentage35%
    • Part-time Percentage65%
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHealth law, tax, intellectual property, Constitutional law, corporate law, business organizations and financial law, international law, and family law
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Law

Boston University

765 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
United States

Maureen O'Rourke

Dean

Phone: 617-353-3112
Fax: 617-353-7400
Email: lawdean@bu.edu

Alissa Leonard

Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

Phone: 617-353-3100
Fax: 617-353-0578
Email: bulawadm@bu.edu



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