Boston College Law School
Founded in 1929, Boston College Law School is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in Chestnut Hill, MA. The next statements briefly introduces Boston College Law School based on 2021 statistical data from American Bar Association (ABA) .
- The average LSAT Score of enrolled students is 165 where the national average LSAT is 158.
- The average GPA of enrolled students is 3.69 where the national average GPA is 3.55.
- The law school tuition & fees is $57,150 where the national average law school tuition is $43,641.
- The acceptance rate at is 23.5% where the average acceptance rate is 39.9%.
- Total 871 law school students have enrolled.
- The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) is 93.7% where the average pass rate of all law schools is 80.9%.
Law School Tuition & Fees
The 2021 law school tuition at Boston College Law School is $57,150. The law school tuition has increased by 3.98% from last year. The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees is $61,706. The graduate school tuition & fees other than law school is $32,722.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $17,702 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school-owned apartment) and $13,650 when a student lives off campus.
|Law School Tuition & Fees||$54,960||$57,150|
|On-campus Living Costs||$17,120||$17,702|
|Off-campus Living Costs||$13,450||$13,650|
2021 LSAT & GPA Scores
The 2021 average LSAT score for Boston College Law School is 165. Compared to the average LSAT of all law schools, Boston College Law School's LSAT score is average (the average is 158).
The average GPA is 3.69, which is the relatively higher (competitive score) of other law schools (average is 3.55).
2021 Acceptance Rate & Yield
The 2021 acceptance rate at Boston College Law School is 23.5% where 6,368 applicants have applied to and 1,496 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 39.9%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 22.8% where 341 students finally enrolled out of 1,496 admitted students. The yield Boston College Law School is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 39.9%).
2021 Law School Enrollment
For academic year 2021-2022, total 871 law school students have enrolled to Boston College Law School. 862 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 9 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
353 first-time students have enrolled in Boston College Law School. By gender, 164 male , 192 female, and 1 other/unknown gender first-time students newly enrolled in Boston College Law School. With 12 pre-admitted students, there are 353 first-time law school Students at Boston College Law School.
|Non-JD Enrollment (Online)||-||-||-|
Bar Exam Pass Rate
For the first time bar exam takers at Boston College Law School, the bar exam pass rate is 93.67% - 237 students have taken and 222 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Massachusetts average bar exam pass rate (82.5%).
|Number of Graduates||226||250||244|
|First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total||217||246||237|
|Prior Year Graduates||3||6||5|
|Early Exam Takers||0||0||5|
|No Exam Takers||12||10||3|
|Exam Pass Rate||87.56%||91.46%||93.67%|
|Massachusetts Pass Rate||78.25%||80.99%||82.5%|