Boston College Law School, known colloquially as BC Law, is one of the six professional graduate schools at Boston College. Located approximately 1.5 miles from the main Boston College campus in Chestnut Hill, Boston College Law School is situated on a 40-acre wooded campus in Newton, Massachusetts. With approximately 800 students and 125 faculty members, the Law School is the largest of BC's seven graduate and professional schools. Admission to BC Law is among the most selective in the United States, with approximately 7,000 applicants for the 275 places in the first year class in 2005. Reflecting its Jesuit heritage, BC Law has established programs in human rights, social justice and public interest law. Its faculty has played a significant national role arguing for the repeal of the Solomon Amendment, presenting oral arguments before the United States Supreme Court in Rumsfeld v. FAIR.
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BC Law School is considered a Moderately Competitive law school, which accepts only 30% of its applicants. Comparatively, Bc is Higher than the average cost for law school.
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BC Law School is considered to have a Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Bc is Below Average.
The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Boston College 1L section size is 11% larger than law schools in Massachusetts and 18% larger than all Private law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Boston College class of 2012 had an employment rate of 84% with 2% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2012, 87.5%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.