Top Colleges and Universities

AK - AL - AR - AZ - CA - CO - CT - DC - DE - FL - GA - HI - IA - ID - IL - IN - KS - KY

LA - MA - MD - ME - MI - MN - MO - MS - MT - NC - ND - NE - NH - NJ - NM - NV - NY

OH - OK - OR - PA - PR - RI - SC - SD - TN - TX - UT - VT - VA - WA - WI - WV - WY

Top Public Universities Top Private Universities Accredited Online Universities Distance Colleges & Universities

You are here: Top Schools > Massachusetts Law Schools > Boston University School of Law
 
 

Boston University School of Law

School of Law
765 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215
Admissions Phone: (617) 353-3100
Admissions Email: bulawadm@bu.edu
Web site: http://www.bu.edu/law/
Admissions URL: http://www.bu.edu/law/prospective/apply

Admissions Information

Fall 2010 Admissions Information
Director of admissions Alissa Leonard
Application deadline 03/01
Full-time program application fee $75
Part-time program application fee N/A
Besides the fall semester, can enter in N/A
Fall 2008 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 5,907
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 1,740
Overall acceptance rate 29.5%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 284
Number of full-time program applicants 5,907
Number of full-time program acceptances 1,740
Full-time acceptance rate 29.5%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 284
Number of part-time program applicants N/A
Number of part-time program acceptances N/A
Part-time acceptance rate N/A
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled N/A
Fall 2008 GPA and LSAT Scores
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.48-3.82
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 163-166
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.48-3.82
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 163-166
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students N/A
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students N/A

Career Information

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2007 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar MA
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 93.7%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 86.1%
Class of 2007 Graduates
Total graduates 293
Graduates employed at graduation 99.3%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 99.7%
Starting Salaries of 2007 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary $135,500
Median private sector starting salary $145,000
75th percentile private sector starting salary $160,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 66%
Median public service starting salary $50,000
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2007)
Percent employed in academia 4.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 8.0%
Percent employed in government 7.0%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 6.0%
Percent employed in law firms 70.0%
Percent employed in public interest 4.0%
Percent employed in an unknown field 1.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 1.0%
2007 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 38%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 2%
Number of states where graduates are employed 21
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 43.0%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 29.0%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 3.0%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 1.0%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 9.0%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 0.0%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 0.0%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 10.0%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 1.0%
Employment location unknown 2.0%
Career Services
Career services operations: Staffed by 5 attorneys, 3 administrators, and 3 part-time attorney advisers. Students have access to more than 550 employers through on-and off-campus recruiting. Assistance is provided through individual advising, resume writing, interviewing and networking techniques and numerous programs, often featuring practicing attorneys. The office maintains extensive career-related resources.
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 97.0%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 3.0%
Professional/other (jobs that require professional skills or training but for which a J.D. is neither preferred nor particularly applicable; e.g., accountant, teacher, business manager, nurse) 0.0%
Nonprofessional/other (job that does not require any professional skills or training or is taken on a temporary basis and not viewed as part of a career path) 0.0%

 

Next: Brigham Young University 

 
 
 

Best Business Schools | Best Engineering Schools | Best Law Schools | Best Medical Schools | Best Community Colleges | K-12 Schools

Brazil | Canada | China | France | Germany | India | Indonesia | Iran | Japan | Korea | Mexico | Pakistan | Poland | Russia | U.K. | By Area Codes

Online Degree | Distance Learning | Technical Colleges | Junior Colleges | Private Universities | School Codes | Boarding Schools

A2Z Listings: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Copyright 2012. All Right Reserved. Top Colleges and Universities in the U.S. - Contact Us - About Us