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 based on 2021 statistical data from American Bar Association (ABA) .
- The average LSAT Score of enrolled students is 169 where the national average LSAT is 158.
- The average GPA of enrolled students is 3.77 where the national average GPA is 3.55.
- The law school tuition & fees is $56,982 where the national average law school tuition is $43,641.
- The acceptance rate at is 18.3% where the average acceptance rate is 39.9%.
- Total 1,061 law school students have enrolled.
- The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) is 94.5% where the average pass rate of all law schools is 80.9%.
Law School Tuition & Fees
The 2021 law school tuition at Boston University School of Law is $56,982. The law school tuition has increased by 3.46% from last year. The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees is $59,816. The graduate school tuition & fees other than law school is $59,418.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $18,790 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school-owned apartment) and $18,790 when a student lives off campus.
|Law School Tuition & Fees||$55,076||$56,982|
|On-campus Living Costs||$18,590||$18,790|
|Off-campus Living Costs||$18,590||$18,790|
2021 LSAT & GPA Scores
The 2021 average LSAT score for Boston University School of Law is 169. 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 3.77, which is the higher (competitive score) of other law schools (average is 3.55).
2021 Acceptance Rate & Yield
The 2021 acceptance rate at Boston University School of Law is 18.3% where 8,221 applicants have applied to and 1,507 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 39.9%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 20.5% where 309 students finally enrolled out of 1,507 admitted students. The yield Boston University School of Law is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 39.9%).
2021 Law School Enrollment
For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,061 law school students have enrolled to Boston University School of Law. 796 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 265 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
318 first-time students have enrolled in Boston University School of Law. By gender, 143 male and 175 female first-time students newly enrolled in Boston University School of Law. With 9 pre-admitted students, there are 318 first-time law school Students at Boston University School of Law.
|Non-JD Enrollment (Online)||116||106||-|
Bar Exam Pass Rate
For the first time bar exam takers at Boston University School of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 94.5% - 218 students have taken and 206 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Massachusetts average bar exam pass rate (82.95%).
|Number of Graduates||227||254||227|
|First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total||224||250||218|
|Prior Year Graduates||6||5||9|
|Early Exam Takers||0||0||1|
|No Exam Takers||9||9||17|
|Exam Pass Rate||91.52%||91.6%||94.5%|
|Massachusetts Pass Rate||77.15%||80.73%||82.95%|