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Boston College Law School

About Boston College Law School


  • Established: 1929
  • Parent School: Boston College
  • Dean: Vincent D. Rougeau
  • Location: Newton, Massachusetts
  • Website: www.bc.edu
  • School Type: Private
  • Campus: Suburban
  • Enrollment: 733

2020 Application Information




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Alumni Directory

This alumni directory of 765 lawyers who graduated from Boston College Law School is powered by Lawyer Legion. Use the filters to narrow your search for attorneys by graduation year, practice areas or location. Results are limited to 250 per query. The lawyers in this directory all attended or received their Juris Doctor degree from Boston College Law School and are currently practicing law in the United States. The attorneys in this directory are also included in the Lawyer Legion network and provide legal services to consumers in and around their local area. Browse the alumni directory to find and connect with lawyers who attended Boston College Law School

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Alumni Active on Lawyer Legion

Keith Custis (1997)
Custis Law, P.C.
Los Angeles, CA
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Joan K. Fine (1982)
Law Office of Joan K. Fine, PLC
Winchester, VA
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David R Yannetti (1989)
Attorney at Law
Boston, MA
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William Joseph Tucker (1974)
Law Offices of William J Tucker
Irvine, CA
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Beth M. Nussbaum (1996)
Nussbaum Family Law LLC
Sharon, MA
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Julio Portilla (2004)
Law Office of Julio E. Portilla, P.C.
New York, NY
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Admissions Statistics

Completed Applications4,7175,2514,810
Total Offers1,4771,5081,613
Acceptance Rate31.31%28.72%33.53%
LSAT Score Median164164163
LSAT Score Low161161162
LSAT Score High165164164
Undergraduate GPA Median3.643.623.61
Undergraduate GPA Low3.453.423.44
Undergraduate GPA High3.733.683.69
Total Graduates247226238

Bar Exam Statistics

Total First Time Takers246217228
Total Passed225190202
School's Bar Passage Rate91.46%87.56%88.60%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate81.04%78.25%79.13%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate10.429.319.47

Tuition and Expenses

Tuition Full Time Resident-$54,750$52,850
Tuition Full Time Non-resident$56,940$54,750$52,850
Tuition Part Time Resident---
Tuition Part Time Non-resident---
On Campus Living Expenses---
Off Campus Living Expenses$22$20,760$19,360

Grants and Scholarships

Total Students Reciving Grants588580504
Total Percentage Receiving Grants80%81%70%
Average Grant Amount - Median$10,000.00$10,000.00$10,000.00
Average Grant Amount - Low$7,500.00$7,500.00$7,500.00
Average Grant Amount - High$12,500.00$12,000.00$12,000.00

Students and Faculty

Student-to-Faculty Ratio4.9:15.8:15.2:1
Total Students733737718
Total Students Male352381388
Total Students Female379356330
Total Faculty149128138
Total Faculty Male797481
Total Faculty Female705457
Total Faculty Minorities262523

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare Boston College Law School to other ABA-approved law schools in the United States. The rankings were determined by comparing the statistics reported by each school. You can view the raw data for these law school rankings here.

2019 National Rankings - Boston College Law School

#21 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.64
Boston College Law School is tied for #21 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.64) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#39 in Acceptance Rate - 31.31%
Boston College Law School ranks #39 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 31.31% among those who applied for admission.

#107 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 4.9:1
Boston College Law School ranks #107 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 4.9:1 faculty ratio

#10 in Median LSAT - 164
Boston College Law School is tied for #10 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 164 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#29 in Bar Passage Rate - 91.46%
Boston College Law School ranks #29 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#170 in Highest Tuition - $0
Boston College Law School is tied for #170 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#59 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 17.45%
Boston College Law School ranks #59 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (17.45%).

#33 in Presence of Female Faculty - 47%
Boston College Law School ranks #33 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (47%).

Contact the BC Law

Boston College Law School
885 Centre St
Newton, MA 02459-1155
Phone: 617-552-4351

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