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We have compiled information on a variety of law school facts such as the LSAT medians for New England Law's incoming students. For example, if you want to know the average age of law school students at New England Law | Boston, you'll find the answer here. ABA Required Disclosures

Law Degrees Granted

  • JD (Juris Doctor)
  • LLM (Master of Laws) in American Law – for foreign lawyers with law degrees from institutions outside the United States who want to increase their knowledge of the American legal system

Incoming Students Fall 2019

LSAT/UGPA percentiles were calculated by the Law School Admission Council based on matriculant lists provided by New England Law | Boston to the ABA.

Overall Entering Class
Completed Applications
2,247
First-Year Students
361

Full-Time Students

280

Part-Time Students

81
States Represented  33
Foreign Countries Represented  12 
Undergraduate Schools Represented
215
Multicultural/Diverse Background            
30%
Average Age 26
Age Range  20–76
Female 63%
Out-of-State 58%
LSAT and GPA Data: Overall Class

LSAT
GPA
75%
155
3.57
Median
152
3.25
25%
148
2.91
LSAT and GPA Data: Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Honors Program

LSAT
GPA
75%
157
3.71
Median
155
3.39
25%
154
3.15

Academic Programs Offered

Clinical Law Programs and Externships

  • Administrative Law
  • Advanced Clinic
  • Business and Intellectual Property
  • Business Practice Credit
  • Criminal Procedure II
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Federal Courts
  • Government Lawyer
  • Health Law
  • Immigration Law
  • International Externships
  • Judicial Internships
  • Land Use Law
  • Lawyering Process
  • Massachusetts Practice
  • Mediation and Dispute Resolution
  • Practice Credit
  • Public Interest Law
  • Tax Law

Summer Fellowship Program

Academic Centers

Moot Court/Mock Trial

  • ABA Client Counseling Competition
  • ABA Negotiation Competition
  • Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition
  • National Basketball Negotiation Competition
  • National Environmental Moot Court Competition
  • National Tax Moot Court Competition
  • National Mock Trial Competition
  • Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
  • Saul Lefkowitz Intellectual Property Competition

Scholarly Journal

Employment Statistics for Law School Graduates

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition (2019–2020)

Full-Time JD Program:

  • 12–15 credits: $25,444 per semester (annually: $50,888)
  • Cost per additional credit: $2,120

Part-Time JD Programs (Evening or Day):

  • 9–12 credits: $19,084 per semester (annually: $38,168)
  • Cost per additional credit: $2,120

Part-Time JD Program for Parents and Caregivers:

  • 13–15 credits: $25,444 per semester (annually: $50,888)
  • 8–12 credits: $19,084 per semester (annually: $38,168)
  • 7 credits or fewer: $2,120 per credit

LLM in American Law:

  • $50,888 USD (24 credits)

Please see addition information regarding tuition and fees.

Financial Aid

New England Law | Boston provides generous scholarships, including scholarships for full tuition. The Office of Financial Aid will work with you to determine your budget and financing options.

Financial aid is awarded by the law school on an annual basis.

Our History

  • Founded in 1908 as Portia Law School, the only law school established exclusively for the education of women
  • Coeducational since 1938
  • Renamed New England Law | Boston in 2008
  • With three other independent law schools, New England Law is a founding member of the Consortium for Innovative Legal Education

Accreditation/Membership

New England Law | Boston is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA).

Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
American Bar Association
321 N. Clark Street, 21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 312-988-6738
Fax: 312-988-5681
legaled@americanbar.org

New England Law | Boston is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).

Association of American Law Schools
1201 Connecticut Ave., N.W. Suite 800
Washington, D.C. 20036-2717
Phone: 202-296-8851
Fax: 202-296-8869
aals@aals.org