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Boston University School of Law

Boston University School of Law

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  This page focuses on national rankings, acceptance rates, program costs, and merit-based scholarships of Boston University School of Law, an accredited law program in the United States. Should you be interested in detailed class statistics and career perspectives of Boston University School of Law, please follow this link: https://www.topschoolsintheusa.com/the-school-of-law-at-boston-university/

 

Ranking: Boston University

Top Law Schools of 2009  
Score 66
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 3.4
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 3.6
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.48-3.82
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 163-166
Overall acceptance rate 29.5%
Student/faculty ratio 11.8
Graduates employed at graduation 99.3%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 99.7%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 93.7%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar MA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 86.1%

Tuition & Scholarships: Boston University

 

Financial Aid Office Information  
Financial aid application deadline 03/01
Financial aid director Alissa Leonard
Financial aid telephone (617) 353-3160
2008-2009 Expenses  
Tuition Full-time: $38,266 per year
Room and board $11,576
Books $1,284
Miscellaneous expenses $4,594
Is the tuition the same for first-, second-, and third-year students? Yes
Does the university offer housing restricted to law students? No
Does the university offer graduate student housing for which law students are eligible? Yes
Does the university offer a public-interest scholarship program to current J.D. students? Yes
2008 Grants  
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of less than one-half tuition 27.5%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of less than one-half tuition N/A
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of one-half tuition or more but less than full 25.7%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of one-half tuition or more but less than full N/A
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of full tuition 0.0%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of full tuition N/A
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of more than full tuition 1.5%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of more than full tuition N/A
25th percentile grant amount of aid per full-time recipient $10,000
Median grant amount of aid per full-time recipient (50th percentile) $15,000
75th percentile grant amount of aid per full-time recipient $20,000
25th percentile grant amount of aid per part-time recipient N/A
Median grant amount of aid per part-time recipient (50th percentile) N/A
75th percentile grant amount of aid per part-time recipient N/A
Indebtedness  
Average indebtedness of 2008 graduates who incurred law school debt $91,168
Proportion who borrowed 82.4%
Does the school offer a loan repayment assistance program for 2007 J.D. graduates? Yes

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