Boston University School of Law

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Boston University School of Law

Student facts

While BU Law attracts students that have achieved academically in their careers, we also attract a cohort of students that support one another through their studies, and are not in cutthroat competition with each other.

International students

BU Law proudly welcomes international students from more than 30 countries each year. The top sources of students for us include Thailand, China, Taiwan, Switzerland, Colombia, France, Saudi Arabia, India and Germany.

Study location

Boston University School of Law is located in the heart of Boston, MA, in the Fenway/Kenmore neighborhood, just minutes from historic Fenway Park.


BU Law has limited on-campus housing opportunities. The vast majority of BU Law students live in the student-friendly neighborhoods in nearby Brookline, Allston and Brighton.

Club & Society

Reflecting the diverse interests of our students, the School of Law supports more than 30 student organizations. Boston University as as whole has more than 450 student groups on campus.

Leisure activities

Boston is a mecca for students, with nearly any leisure activity students are interested in, available to them.

The Boston University campus features a world-class recreational facility in its Fitness & Recreation Center which among other things, boasts an 18,000-square-foot weight and cardio room, several full-court hardwood basketball courts, a 1/7 mile indoor running track, a climbing wall, a Pro Shop, racquetball and squash courts, two swimming pools, and the lazy river.

Support for parents/disabled people

BU has a full-featured Office of Disability Services, and Family Resources department.


BU Law Alumni network boasts more than 24,000 living members

Ratio female/male students


Average age

Programs differ, but on average students are in their late twenties.