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Boston College

885 Centre Street
Newton, MA 02459-1154
(617) 552-4351

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: March 31
Application Fee: $75
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 28.6% 45.3%
LSAT Score (Median) 164 161
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 161-164 158-163
GPA (Median) 3.62 3.52
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.31-3.68 3.39-3.65
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: MA MA
School's bar passage rate: 88.6% 90.9%
State overall bar passage rate: 77.3% 80.7%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +11.3% +10.2%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 59.2% 57.1%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 84.9% 83.9%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $54,750 $48,670
Room and Board: $14,000 $11,300
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 80.6% 66.6%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $20,000 $20,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $80,113 $112,439
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 73.5% 72.5%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 738 694
Men: 51.7% 53.9%
Women: 48.3% 46.1%
White: 68.3% N/A
Black: 2.8% N/A
Hispanic: 4.7% N/A
Asian: 10.8% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 6.9 : 1 10.3 : 1
Total Faculty: 174 82
Male: 54.6% N/A
Female: 45.4% N/A
Minority: 15.5% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector: $180,000 $145,000
Public Sector: $60,223 $51,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 550,554 525,306