Law School Spotlight: Boston College Law School

    The PowerScore Law School Spotlight gives you a snapshot of a different law school each week. For more information about each profiled institution, be sure to check out the school's website. 


    Boston College Law School (often referred to as BC Law) is today's Law School Spotlight. From LSAC's Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools:

    Since its founding in 1929, Boston College Law School has earned a national reputation for educational excellence and the highest standards of professionalism while fostering a unique spirit of community among its students, faculty, and staff. The diverse curriculum is designed to help students develop the skills and knowledge needed to adapt successfully to changes in society and the legal profession. Boston College Law School is located on an attractive 40-acre campus in Newton, Massachusetts, just minutes from downtown Boston. It is fully accredited and has a chapter of the Order of the Coif, the prestigious national law school honorary society.

    Boston College Law School

    Type of school: Private

    Setting: Urban

    Size: 800 (approx.)

    Incoming class size: 261 (2010)

    Student-to-faculty ratio: 13.1 to 1

    Acceptance percentage: 19.8% (1,359 of 6,873 admitted)

    Tuition and fees: $41,818

    Cost of living (single student): $17,790

    Address: Office of Admissions, 885 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02459
    Phone: 617.552.4351
    Twitter accounts: @BCLAW
    Facebook: None
    Blog: EagleiOnline

    All information (except for social networking and blog information) was gathered from the school's profile on the Law School Admission Council's Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools and the school's website. For more information, and to see the school's profile, click here. Please consult the school's website and Office of Admissions with questions regarding this information. 

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