Admission

A Degree of Distinction. A School of Conviction. 

We educate distinguished lawyers and industry leaders, shaped by a legacy of academic excellence, acclaimed scholars, and extensive experiential opportunities—all in one of the nation’s most historic and dynamic cities.

Our intensive curriculum, supportive faculty, fiercely loyal alumni, and holistic approach to learning help our students consistently land positions in law firms and industries across the country and around the globe. The National Association of Law Placement ranks us 16th in graduates securing full-time/long-term positions requiring bar passage.

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BC Law Facts & Figures

#20

Top law schools

Above the Law

91.2%

Overall employment rate

#27

Top law schools

US News

164

Median LSAT

(2018 Entering Class)

Financial Assistance

BC Law is one of the most cost-effective private law schools in the nation: We rank #1 among private schools whose salaries for graduates most outweigh debt, and #3 overall (US News). And 88% of our students receive financial assistance, through merit-based scholarships and full-tuition Public Service Scholarships.
 

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BC Law Voices

Our community is diverse—in backgrounds, interests, and experiences. Discover what BC Law students, faculty, and alumni are like, where they work, and what they do, on campus and beyond.

BC Law: Impact
The Admitted Students Guidebook, Vol. 4  Link to article
Do you still have some unanswered questions about law school, Boston College Law, or Beantown (yes that is Boston’s outdated nickname) in general? Preparing for law scho...
May 15, 2019
Marcus Nemeth
Why BC Law was the Right Choice for Me  Link to article
I am happy to host a guest blog today from Vincent Lau, ’97, on why BC Law’s community continues to make it the right choice.  I still remember the very first week...
May 03, 2019
Brendan McKinnon
When Things Start to Feel Out of Control  Link to article
I am happy to host a guest blog today from third-year student Imran Hossain on a very important subject for law students and lawyers. I am a 3L. I have a job that I am excited...
April 29, 2019
Christina Green

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Boston: Your Career Begins Here

The Boston area offers students access to thousands of law firms, a variety of industries, and the heart of our robust nationwide alumni network, ready to connect them to clinics, clerkships, and externships.
 

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