Boston College Law School

Boston College Law School is a Private, 4 years school in Chestnut Hill, MA. Total 871 students are attending the law school and 341 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 165 and the average GPA is 3.69. The law school tuition & fees at Boston College Law School is $63,355.

  • LSAT Average: 165
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $63,355
  • LLM Tuition & Fees: $63,355
  • Acceptance Rate: 23.49%
  • Student Population: 871
  • First-Year Student: 341

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Boston College Law School is $63,355 for law school students. The tuition increased by 4.01% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Massachusetts is $49,274 for Massachusetts residents and $49,831 for out-of-state students. For all laws schools in United States, the average law school tuition & fees is $37,935 for State residents and $43,395 for out-of-state students.
The tuition & fees of Boston College Law School is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Massachusetts law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Boston College Law School tuition & fees and compare it to the Massachusetts law schools and all U.S. Law schools. The 2023 statistics for comparison is not available yet due to the lack of data.
Law School Tuition & Fees
202120222023
Boston College Law School$59,430$60,910$63,355
Massachusetts Law Schools$49,831$49,831-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 165 and the average GPA is 3.69 at Boston College Law School.
The LSAT score of Boston College Law School is higher than the average LSAT score of Massachusetts law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of Boston College Law School is higher than the average LSAT score of Massachusetts law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the submitted LSAT scores and GPA by 25th/50th/75th percentile and full-time/part-time status and compare each score to last year scores.
LSAT scores distribution
Boston College Law SchoolMassachusetts Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile161156155
50th percentile165160158
75th percentile167163161
GPA distribution
Boston College Law SchoolMassachusetts Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.523.323.27
50th percentile3.693.583.54
75th percentile3.813.753.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 6,368 students have applied to Boston College Law School. Among them, 1,496 students have accepted to admit and 341 have enrolled into Boston College Law SchoolThe acceptance rate is 23.49% and the yield is 23%.
The acceptance rate of Boston College Law School is lower than the acceptance rate of Massachusetts law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Boston College Law School.
Admission Statistics
Boston College Law SchoolMassachusetts Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants6,36835,806475,703
Admitted1,4969,108135,643
Enrolled3412,32440,338
Acceptance Rate23.49%39.70%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)22.79%27.55%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 871 students enrolled to Boston College Law School. Among them 862 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 9 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 341 students newly joined to to Boston College Law School. By gender, there are 164 men , 192 women, and 1 other/unknown gender first-time students at Boston College Law School. All students enrolled as full-time status at Boston College Law School.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment749871
JD Enrollment733862
Non-JD Enrollment169
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total253341
Men109164
Women143192
Other20

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 93.67% where 237 students took the exam and 222 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Massachusetts law schools (82.5%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates250244
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total246237
New Graduates240227
Prior Year Graduates65
Early Takers05
No Exam Takers103
Exam Passer225222
Exam Pass Rate91.46%93.67%
Massachusetts Pass Rate80.99%82.5%

Law Schools in Massachusetts

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