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Graduate Employment Rate Rises Nine Slots

Above the Law ranks BC Law 22nd in job outcomes for Class of 2019.

Photograph by Vicki Sanders

Boston College Law School was ranked 22nd in the eighth annual installment of the Above the Law Top 50 Law School Rankings, a nine spot improvement over last year.  

The Above the Law Rankings are primarily based on graduates’ employment outcomes, and are determined by looking at categories such as quality job score (35%), employment score (30%), education cost (15%), debt per job (10%), active federal judges (5%), and SCOTUS clerks (5%). 

The BC Law Class of 2019 improved significantly in bar passage-required and JD-advantage full-time, long-term positions 10 months after graduation, moving up from 85% in 2018 to 89.5% for the most recent graduating class. The Class had an overall employment rate of 92.7%.

BC Law was also recently ranked 19th for Big Law Hiring by the National Law Journal, and ranked #7 for “Best Professors” by Princeton Review

Photo: Students at a BC Law job fair