About us

Founded in 1872, Boston University School of Law is a top-tier law school with a faculty recognized nationally for exceptional teaching and preeminent scholarship. Students explore virtually any area of the law in 200+ classes and seminars offered during their JD degree, one of five LLM degrees, or one of 17 dual degrees. With the support of a global network of nearly 24,000 alumni and robust professional development services, BU Law graduates achieve remarkable career success. BU Law is located in the heart of Boston and housed in the ultra-modern Sumner M. Redstone Building and Law Tower.

Study program

The BU Law difference begins in the classroom: our top-ranked faculty comprises preeminent scholars and accomplished practitioners who are accessible, approachable, expert at blending theory with practice, and committed to helping you raise your professional standing to new heights, as you pursue a master’s degree in law.

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Application Requirements

Our admissions process is designed to be as personal as our programs, and we are one of the only programs to interview candidates. From the moment you apply, we will be in constant contact with you about your application, including providing an online application status checker, so that you know exactly where you are in the admissions process.

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Scholarships / Financial Aid Information

BU Law offers the lowest tuition of any private law school ranked in the top 25 by U.S. News & World Report. Our graduates have the ninth best salary-to-debt ratio of any law school in the country, and it continues to improve.

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An introduction to graduate program life at Boston University School of Law.