Boston University School of Law


Boston University

Established in 1869, Boston University is one of the world's premier institutions of higher education and research. Our global campus is a thriving center of research and scholarship that includes more than 7,000 international students representing 130 countries from around the world, the 12th largest such population among U.S. universities. BU embodies the diversity that characterizes the best in U.S. education.

Boston University School of Law

Boston University School of Law is a top-tier law school that offers a wide-ranging curriculum taught by professors recognized nationally as exceptional teachers and preeminent scholars. The core of the BU Law learning experience is superior teaching and a supportive, dynamic learning environment in which teachers guide, inspire and challenge. BU Law professors are nationally acclaimed for their legal skills and scholarship, on the cutting edge in research, writing and advising to both the public and private sectors. But what uniquely defines them is their devotion to students, academically, professionally and individually. This explains why the school is consistently ranked by the 2015 edition of thePrinceton Review as the #2 school in the nation for "Best Professors,” and the #7 school for "Best Classroom Experience." The school is also within the top 15 percent of American law schools in U.S. News and World Report and in the top ten in the specialty areas of intellectual property, tax and health law.

BU Law's Graduate Programs

The school’s 325 LL.M. students bring an astounding mix of backgrounds and interests to campus. Our current cohort represents 54 different countries of origin. The average age of a BU Law LL.M. student is 33 years old, with the ages ranging from 20 - 72, and 24% of our LL.M. students hold an advanced degree in law prior to enrolling at our School. These students are currently enrolled in the following degree programs:

  • LL.M. in American Law Program
  • Graduate Program in Banking and Financial Law
  • LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law Program
  • Executive LL.M. in International Business Law Program
  • Graduate Tax Program, which includes a fully online enrollment option

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This school offers programs in:
  • English


Boston University School of Law: an Overview

Location address
Boston University
School of Law
765 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, Massachusetts, US