Quick Facts

Programs Offered

JD

JD

Earn a JD while also gaining multiple full-time work experiences. Ranked #1 for practical training by The National Jurist.

FlexJD

FlexJD

The FlexJD allows you to complete flexible remote coursework on your own schedule combined with limited, required in-person instruction on our Boston campus.

On-Campus LLM

On-Campus LLM

Take advantage of On-Campus LLM programs that are global, flexible and dynamic.

Online LLM

Online LLM

An industry-informed, globally focused online program taught by Northeastern faculty and working lawyers.

Programs for Non-Lawyers

Programs for Non-Lawyers

Master the skills and language of the law necessary to advance your career through on-campus and online programs designed for working professionals.

Visiting Scholars

Visiting Scholars

The School of Law regularly invites legal research scholars from around the globe to participate in the intellectual life of the law school.

Faculty

Full-time total (including specialists): 52

Women
63%
Men
37%
Faculty of Color
29%

Class of 2023 JD Statistics*

* Northeastern University School of Law's ABA Standard 509 Information Report is available at northeastern.edu

2,798

Applications Received

209

Enrolled

73%

Women

37%

Students of Color

24

Average Age

162

Median LSAT

3.65

Median GPA

68%

Out of State

JD Graduation Requirements and Grading System

Current Principal Graduation Requirements:

  • Completion of academic credits and co-ops as determined by entering class year.
  • Completion of Upper-Level Writing Requirement
  • Fulfillment of Public Interest Requirement
  • Completion of required upper-level courses

Grading System:
Narrative evaluations, credit/no credit, and/or honorifics in lieu of alphabetic or numeric grades.

JD Bar Passage and Careers

For information about our graduates’ fields of practice, visit our employment statistics page.

Massachusetts Bar Passage Rate for First-Time Takers:
2019: 89%
2018: 89%
2017: 90%
2016: 83%
2015: 80%

Consumer Information (ABA Required Disclosures)