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Boston University

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Boston, MA 02215
(617) 353-3100

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: April 1
Application Fee: $80
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 25.9% 37.9%
LSAT Score (Median) 166 162
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 160-167 160-164
GPA (Median) 3.74 3.58
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.31-3.84 3.41-3.75
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: MA MA
School's bar passage rate: 87.4% 95.4%
State overall bar passage rate: 77.3% 80.7%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +10.1% +14.7%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 64.5% 57.7%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 78.8% 80.5%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $55,076 $49,330
Room and Board: $13,775 $12,620
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 92.9% 87.4%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $25,000 $20,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $111,946 $102,329
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 67.8% 72.6%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 769 672
Men: 40.7% 45.4%
Women: 59.3% 54.6%
White: 63.6% N/A
Black: 4.6% N/A
Hispanic: 12.0% N/A
Asian: 6.6% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 6.8 : 1 N/A
Total Faculty: 71 N/A
Male: 57.7% N/A
Female: 42.3% N/A
Minority: 18.3% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $180,000 $145,000
Public Sector (Median): $60,000 $50,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 1,107,572 1,104,392