Best Law Schools

Founded in 1872, Boston University School of Law has a rich history of exceptional teaching. Today, the school offers five LLM degrees, as well as a JD program and 17 dual degrees. Located in the heart of Boston, the BU School of Law has cultivated a community of faculty, students, and alumni that encourages world-class scholarship and positions graduates for remarkable success in their careers. The Boston University School of Law ranked No. 20 in Vault’s 2017 Best Law School Rankings.



Student Body


Male / Female

  • Fall Application Deadline
    April 1

School of Law at a Glance

School of Law
Boston University


765 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 353-2000
(617) 353-9695

  • Institution Type: University; Private, Nonprofit
  • Degrees Offered: Master's; Doctoral; Professional Degree
  • School Calendar: Semesters
  • Total Enrollment: 1,053
  • Total Full-Time Enrollment: 903
  • Total Part-Time Enrollment: 150
  • Total Graduate Men Enrolled: 485
  • Total Graduate Women Enrolled: 568

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