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Fall 2015 Matriculants At-a-Glance

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

Law School Admission Statistics

JD Applicants/Enrollment Statistics
Completed Applications 1472
Enrolled First Year Students: 198
States Represented: 29
Countries Represented: 10
Undergraduate Schools Represented: 131
Minority Percentage: 31%
LSAT and GPA Data — Overall
75th Percentile: 151 3.47
Median: 147 3.14
25th Percentile: 144 2.78
LSAT and GPA Data — Honors Program*
75th Percentile: 159 3.80
Median: 157 3.72
25th Percentile: 156 3.59

* While the Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Honors Program is a new initiative and will begin with the fall 2016 entering class, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Full-Tuition Merit Scholarships have been awarded for many years. Students who have received these scholarships will qualify for the new honors program. Therefore, we have provided the information above about fall 2015 entering class O'Connor Scholarship recipients.

Full-Time Matriculants
Completed Applications: 1230
Enrolled Students/Class Size: 156
Average Age: 25
Age Range: 21-49
Women: 63%
Out-of-State Percentage: 69%
Part-Time Matriculants
Completed Applications: 242
Enrolled Students/Class Size: 43
Average Age: 28
Age Range: 22-52
Women: 40%
Out-of-State Percentage: 12%

ABA Standard 509 Information Report (Fall 2015)

Entry to New England Law | Boston is competitive and we turn down many applicants. Our procedure for evaluating law school admissions criteria results in acceptance or denial of an applicant only after careful consideration of several factors. Qualifications are assessed by the Admissions Committee, which includes faculty and members of the Office of Admissions.

Employment Statistics

Law School Tuition (2016–2017)

Day students (full-time program)

Evening students (part-time program)
Special Part-Time Program students:

If a student in the final semester of school must take an additional credit beyond the division maximum in order to meet graduation requirements, the Office of Student Services will determine the charge on a case by case basis depending on the student’s previous semesters’ credit loads.



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