9 Massachusetts Law Schools Comparison

There are 9 ABA-accredited law schools in Massachusetts as of 2023. By school type, 1 law schools are public and 8 are private. Harvard Law School ranked first among Massachusetts law schools with #2 in overall law school ranking.
In addition, there are 1 MA-accredited law schools. You can check and compare them in the state-accredited comparison table below.
The below list summarizes the 2023 important law schools statistics for Massachusetts ABA-accredited law schools.
  • The average LSAT Score of Massachusetts law schools is 160.
  • The average GPA is 3.60.
  • The average acceptance rate is 42.68%.
  • The average yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 25.63%.
  • In public Massachusetts law schools, the 2024 average tuition & fees is $31,990 for state residents and $41,272 for out-of-state students.
  • In private Massachusetts law schools, the 2024 average tuition & fees is $60,776.
  • Total 8,492 students have attended Massachusetts law schools in 2023 and each school had 944 law school students in average.
  • A total of 2,272 students have newly enrolled (first-time students) 2023 and , in average, a law school had 252 first-time students last year.
  • Total 141 faculties have worked for Massachusetts law schools.
  • The average bar exam pass rate is 78.71%.

List of Massachusetts Law Schools and Comparison

The following table lists 9 Massachusetts law schools with important statistics including tuition and LSAT scores. You can compare them with the information and sort the table by each column that you want. The ranking is for all ABA-accredited law school. It is computed based on a number of factors including the admission scores, number of faculties, bar pass rate, acceptance rate, and employment statistics.
Massachusetts Law Schools Comparison Table
SchoolRankingFounded2024 TuitionFinancial AidLSATGPAAcceptance RateYieldBar Pass RatePopulationStudents to Faculty
Harvard Law SchoolPrivateCambridge, MA21817$75,008$30,3231743.9210.06%55.96%98.46%2,0296 to 1
Boston University School of LawPrivateBoston, MA231872$65,020$30,0001703.8416.33%16.71%90.58%1,1515 to 1
Boston College Law SchoolPrivateNewton, MA361929$66,895$20,0001663.7410.16%28.59%91.77%8016 to 1
Northeastern University School of LawPrivateBoston, MA651898$60,562$32,5001633.7031.05%19.35%89.44%8326 to 1
Gonzaga University School of LawPrivateSpokane, MA1271912$53,604$27,8441543.4861.86%28.23%71.43%4997 to 1
Suffolk University Law SchoolPrivateBoston, MA1381906$57,748$21,0041543.4960.71%25.10%71.10%1,3348 to 1
New England School of LawPrivateBoston, MA1531908$57,298$40,0001543.3671.04%17.18%74.46%1,0678 to 1
Western New England University School of LawPrivateSpringfield, MA1731919$50,070$29,0001503.4363.54%23.40%67.16%4036 to 1
University of Massachusetts School of LawPublicNorth Dartmouth, MA1851982$41,272$14,0001523.4759.36%16.13%54.02%3768 to 1

Massachusetts School of Law - Only Massachusetts-accredited Law School

Founded in 1988, Massachusetts School of Law is a private law school located in Andover, Massachusetts.
Its 2024 tuition & fees is $23,850.