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Top Schools of Law in Massachusetts

We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Massachusetts that offer Law degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all law schools located within Massachusetts. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.
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Boston College Law School Newton, Massachusetts
Score 63
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 3.4
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 3.6
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.34-3.68
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 163-167
Overall acceptance rate 20.0%
Student/faculty ratio 13.2
Graduates employed at graduation 86.0%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 97.4%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 94.3%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar MA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 89.0%

Boston College Law School

Boston University School of Law Boston, Massachusetts
Score 67
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 3.4
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 3.6
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.5-3.83
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 164-167
Overall acceptance rate 23.5%
Student/faculty ratio 12.1
Graduates employed at graduation 90.6%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 99.1%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 97.7%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar MA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 89.0%

Boston University School of Law

Harvard University Law School Cambridge, Massachusetts
Score 97
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 4.8
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 4.8
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.76-3.96
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 171-176
Overall acceptance rate 11.3%
Student/faculty ratio 11.0
Graduates employed at graduation 97.1%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 99.3%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 98.2%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%

Harvard University Law School

New England School of Law Boston, Massachusetts
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 1.8
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.3
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.97-3.45
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 150-154
Overall acceptance rate 58.5%
Student/faculty ratio 23.1
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 81.2%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 90.8%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar MA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 89.0%

New England School of Law

Northeastern University School of Law Boston, Massachusetts
Score 44
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.4
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.6
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.2-3.63
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 155-163
Overall acceptance rate 33.7%
Student/faculty ratio 15.4
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 94.1%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 93.7%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar MA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 89.0%

Northeastern University School of Law

Suffolk University School of Law Boston, Massachusetts
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.1
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.3
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3-3.5
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 153-158
Overall acceptance rate 52.0%
Student/faculty ratio 16.5
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 89.7%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 92.8%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar MA
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 89.0%

Suffolk University School of Law

Western New England College School of Law Springfield, Massachusetts
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 1.6
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 1.8
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.99-3.51
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 150-155
Overall acceptance rate 53.1%
Student/faculty ratio 12.7
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 81.3%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 76.6%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CT
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 86.5%

Western New England College School of Law

The state of Massachusetts is a state of the United States and part of New England. It is somewhat smaller than Belgium and has approximately 6.5 million residents. Its highest point is Mount Greylock (Berkshire County) at 1,066 m. Massachusetts has the most residents of all New England states and with Boston also the largest city in the region.

The state of Massachusetts, located in New England, is known for its important role in the colonial history of the United States. In the capital, Boston, there is the Freedom Trail circular route that leads past the sites associated with the American War of Independence.

Massachusetts: facts

  • Area: 27,333 sq km
  • Population: 6,547,629
  • Abbreviation: MA
  • Capital: Boston
  • Local time: GMT -4
  • Nickname: The Bay State

Massachusetts: geography

Massachusetts borders Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, Connecticut and Rhode Island. The islands of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard are located on the southeastern coast of Massachusetts. To the south is the Cape Code peninsula, which is a popular vacation spot. There are not only plenty of opportunities for swimming and surfing here, but also numerous bike paths on which the landscape can be explored by bike.

Politically, Massachusetts is democratic and home to the Kennedys dynasty of politicians. Economically, Massachusetts is one of the strongest states in the United States. The mentality is still relatively strongly influenced by the Puritan roots and was one of the first 13th colonies that rebelled against the British and declared themselves independent.

The Americans also like to call Massachusets "the cradle of independence". The declaration of independence was read out here in 1776. The state has around 6.7 million residents.

Massachusetts is very industrialized. Numerous electronic items are made here. Massachusetts is also known for its universities, especially Harvard University. The largest city is Boston, followed by Worcester and Springfield.

Massachusetts: climate and weather

The climate in New England brings warm summers, changeable spring and autumn and cold winters. The autumn days are quite mild, but it gets quite cool at night. A lot of snow can be expected in winter. The Indian Summer begins in mid-September. Then the leaves change color and winter is just around the corner.

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