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Boston University School of Law

Boston, MA
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765 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

United States

Phone: 617-353-3100

Fax: 617-353-0578


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Degrees / Programs
Academic Experience Rating: 91
Specializations: Corporation Securities , International , Intellectual Property
Degrees Offered: LL.M Taxation, one year full-time, up to four years part-time; LL.M Banking and Financial Law, one year full-time, up to three years part-time; LL.M American Law, one year full-time; LL.M Intellectual Property Law, one year full-time
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: JD/MBA, JD/MBA Sector Management, JD/MA International Relations, JD/MS Mass Communication, JD/MA Preservation Studies, JD/MPH Public Health, JD/MA Philosophy, 6 semester JD/LLM, JD/LLM in Taxation (seven semesters), JD/LLM in Banking and Financial Law (seven semesters); all except the Philosophy program (3 years) are 3 1/2 to 4 year programs. JD/LLM in European law (with the University of Paris II) (three years) JD/LLM in Asian Legal Studies (with the National University of Singapore) (three years)
Participation in Clinical Program: No
Moot Court Requirement: Yes
Public Interest Law Requirement: No
Legal Research Course Required: Yes
Part-Time Program: No
Evening Program: No
Academic Journals: American Journal of Law and Medicine, Review of Banking and Financial Law, Boston University Law Review, International Law Journal, Public Interest Law Journal, Journal of Science and Technology Law
Grading System: We use a letter grading system. The numeric equivalents can be calculated using a 4.3 scale.
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Faculty Total: 148
Part-time Faculty: 61%
Female Faculty: 33%
Minority Faculty: 11%
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Academic Services Offered
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Women Support Groups: Yes
International Student Support Groups: No
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
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