Boston College Law School Overview

Founded in 1929, Boston College Law School is a Private (not-for-profit) located in Chestnut Hill, MA. Boston College Law School is ranked 31st in Best Law Schools. Next statements briefly introduces Boston College Law School with key academic facts.
  • The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at Boston College Law School is 164 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
  • The average GPA of enrolled students at Boston College Law School is 3.64 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
  • The law school tuition at Boston College Law School is $57,150 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
  • The acceptance rate at Boston College Law School is 31.31% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
  • Total 749 law school students have enrolled to Boston College Law School.
  • The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at Boston College Law School is 91.46% where the average bar exam pass rate of all law school is 77.62%.

2020 Tuition & Fees

The 2020 law school tuition at Boston College Law School is $57,150. The law school tuition has increased by 3.98% from last year. The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $60,202. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $31,930.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $16,726 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment) and $13,450 when a student lives off campus.

Boston College Law School 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table

Boston College Law School 2020 Tuition & Fees
20192020
Law School Tuition & Fees$54,960$57,150
Undergraduate Program$55,464$57,910
Graduate Program$29,512$30,700
On-campus Living Costs$16,378$16,726
Off-campus Living Costs$13,000$13,450

2020 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2020 average LSAT score of Boston College Law School is 164. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of Boston College Law School is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.64 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).

2020 Law School Admission Scores Table

Boston College Law School 2020 LSAT and GPA
20192020
LSAT
75th Percentile164165
50th Percentile164164
25th Percentile161161
GPA
75th Percentile3.683.73
50th Percentile3.623.64
25th Percentile3.423.45

2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2020 acceptance rate at Boston College Law School is 31.31% where 4,717 applicants have applied to and 1,477 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Boston College Law School is lower (difficult to get in) compared to other law schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 45.03%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 17.13% where 253 students finally enrolled out of 1,477 admitted students. The yield Boston College Law School is much lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).

Boston College Law School2020 Admission Statistics Table

Boston College Law School 2020 Acceptance Rate and Yield
20192020
Applicants5,2514,717
Admitted1,5081,477
Enrolled227253
Acceptance Rate28.72%31.31%
Yield15.05%17.13%

2020 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2019-2020, total 749 law school students have enrolled to Boston College Law School. 733 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 16 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
254 first-time students have enrolled in Boston College Law School. By gender, 109 male , 143 female, and 2 other/unknown gender first-time students newly enrolled in Boston College Law School. With 1 pre-admitted students, there are 254 first-time law school Students at Boston College Law School.

Boston College Law School2020 Student Population Table

Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2020 Student Population at Boston College Law School
20192020
Total Enrollment749749
JD Enrollment737733
Non-JD Enrollment1216
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)00
2020 First-year Student Population Boston College Law School
20192020
Total231254
Men112109
Women119143
Other02

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at Boston College Law School, the bar exam pass rate is 91.46% - 246 students have taken and 225 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Massachusetts average bar exam pass rate (80.99%).

Boston College Law School Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table

2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate at Boston College Law School
20192020
Number of Graduates226250
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total217246
New Graduates214240
Prior Year Graduates36
Early Exam Takers00
No Exam Takers1210
Exam Passer190225
Exam Pass Rate87.56%91.46%
Massachusetts Pass Rate78.25%80.99%
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