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Boston University

School of Law

Boston , MA

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Boston University

Overview

Boston University / School of Law is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Medicine/Juris Doctor (MD/JD)
Juris Doctor (JD)
Juris Doctor/Master of Laws (JD/LL M)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health (JD/MPH)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
Master of Laws (LL M)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 262
Doctoral Degrees 227

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam LSAT
Thesis Required
Research project resulting in a paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,450
Applied
1,603
Accepted
233
Enrolled
29%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements JD
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

1,084
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.58%
Black or African American 3.51%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 4.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 2.86%
Unknown 7.84%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health law, tax, intellectual property, Constitutional law, corporate law, business organizations and financial law, international law, family law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,065,534

Location & Contact

Address 765 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Maureen A. O'Rourke
Dean
Email: lawdean@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-3112
Fax: 617-358-4706

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