Boston University School of Law
Founded in 1872, Boston University School of Law is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in Boston, MA. The next statements briefly introduces Boston University School of Law. The 2024 tuition data is from the school's financial office and admission and other information is based on American Bar Association (ABA) data.
- The average LSAT Score of enrolled students is 170 where the national average LSAT is 158.
- The average GPA of enrolled students is 3.84 where the national average GPA is 3.58.
- The 2024 law school tuition & fees is $65,020 where the national average law school tuition is $50,509.
- The acceptance rate at is 16.3% where the average acceptance rate is 40.9%.
- Total 1,151 law school students have enrolled.
- The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) is 90.6% where the average pass rate of all law schools is 75.5%.
2024 Tuition & Fees
The 2023-2024 law school tuition at Boston University School of Law is $62,534. The law school tuition has increased by 3.98% from last year. The 2023 undergraduate tuition & fees is $62,360. The graduate school tuition & fees other than law school is $61,924.
The average living costs including room & board, books, and other personal expenses is $21,324. This amount may not include health insurance fee and exam fees and varies by student's living setting.
|Law School Tuition & Fees||$59,380||$62,534||$65,020|
|Law School Living Expenses||-||$20,682||$20,682|
|General On-campus Living Costs||$18,790||$19,400||$20,030a|
|General Off-campus Living Costs||$18,790||$19,400||$20,030a|
a The amount is not published yet by IPEDS. It is an estimated amount based on 2022 and 2023 rates.
LSAT Scores & GPA
The 2023 average LSAT score for Boston University School of Law is 170. Compared to the average LSAT of all law schools, Boston University School of Law's LSAT score is higher (competitive score) (the average is 158).
The average GPA is 3.84, which is the around average of other law schools (average is 3.58).
Acceptance Rate & Yield
The 2023 acceptance rate at Boston University School of Law is 16.3% where 7,661 applicants have applied to and 1,251 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at Boston University School of Law is much lower (extremely difficult to get in) compared to other law schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 40.9%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 16.7% where 209 students finally enrolled out of 1,251 admitted students. The yield Boston University School of Law is much lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 40.9%).
Law School Enrollment
For the academic year 2022-2023, total 1,151 law school students have enrolled to Boston University School of Law. 759 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 392 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
216 first-time students have enrolled in Boston University School of Law. By gender, 111 male and 105 female first-time students newly enrolled in Boston University School of Law. With 7 pre-admitted students, there are 216 first-time law school Students at Boston University School of Law.
|Non-JD Enrollment (Online)||106||-||-|
Bar Exam Pass Rate
For the first time bar exam takers at Boston University School of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 90.58% - 223 students have taken and 202 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Massachusetts average bar exam pass rate (79.23%).
|Number of Graduates||254||227||231|
|First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total||250||218||223|
|Prior Year Graduates||5||9||7|
|Early Exam Takers||0||1||3|
|No Exam Takers||9||17||18|
|Exam Pass Rate||91.6%||94.5%||90.58%|
|Massachusetts Pass Rate||80.73%||82.95%||79.23%|