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New England Law | Boston: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

New England Law, Boston is a private school of law which is situated in Boston, Massachusetts. The college was established in 1908. Previously it was known as Portia Law School and provided education for women. In 2008 the name was changed to New England Law | Boston. New England Law offers admissions in two types of law degree programs- JD (Juris Doctor) and LLM (Master of Laws) in American Law. The school combines rigorous academics and practical experiences so that the students are prepared for the real world. They provide- judicial internships, international programs, externships, fellowship programs, etc. 

New England Law Highlight

Type of UniversityPrivate
Year of Establishment1908
Total Enrollment542
Foreign Countries Represented12

New England Law Rankings

Ranked #148 - #194 in Best Law Schools by US News in 2020.

New England Law Campus

New England Law Boston Campus

Apart from serious academics, knowledge extends beyond the classrooms also.

  • The campus has various student organizations, more than 20+ from which the students can choose their organization of interest.
  • Through these organizations, the students gain relevant experiences apart from theoretical knowledge. Some of these organizations include- Student Bar Association, American Constitution Society, Art and Fashion Law Society, etc.
  • The Charles Hamilton Houston Enrichment Program (CHHEP) promotes the racial biased group, minorities, promotes ethnic and cultural law school diversity by organizing community-building activities, speaker series, discussion groups and recognizing their academic excellence.
  • They have a mentorship program for incoming first-year students.
  • Students can get involved in all sorts of campus activities that occur throughout the year. Students can also request faculties for small workshops to be organized for their club of interest.

Residence Facilities at New England Law

The college does not provide on-campus housing facilities to the students.

  • Most of the students stay in their own private apartments. Some of the most popular neighborhoods for staying are - the Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Brookline, Allston/Brighton.
  • However, the college provides housing facilities for students with disabilities.

Programs offered at New England Law

New England Law offers graduate programs for law enthusiasts. At New England Law students can choose to pursue two types of programs- Juris Doctor and Master of Law (LLM).

  • The university offers various types of courses for the Juris Doctor program like full time, evening part-time, day part-time and flexible part-time.
  • The LLM program is for international students with a degree in law and who wants to pursue their future working in the US legal system.
  • Apart from these programs the college also provides various certification programs that one can earn simultaneously while pursuing their degree programs. Some of them include - Immigration Law, Intellectual Property Law, Compliance and Risk Management, and Criminal Practice and Procedure.

Application Process

International students who want to seek admissions at New England Law can follow the below 0 mentioned application details:

Application Portal: Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) website.

Application Fee: $65.

Supporting Documents

  • Official Transcripts
  • Photocopy of your passport 
  • Scores of Standardized Exams to study in the USA
  • Financial document proof 
  • Letter of recommendation, Personal statement 
  • Proof of English Proficiency

Cost of Attendance

The tuition fee for international students to study in the university is mentioned-below:

Full-Time JD Program$50,888
Part-Time JD Programs (Evening or Day)$38,168
Flexible Part-Time JD Program$50,888/ $38,168
LLM in American Law$50,888

Scholarships & Financial Aid for International Students

The college offers a generous amount of financial aid to the students in the form of merit-based scholarships. The university offers several scholarships for international students to afford their study in the USA. 88% of the incoming first-year student has received a scholarship in the year 2019. For international undergraduate students, there is an International Student Scholarship program. It offers an amount up to $10,000.

International students who are coming to this college to pursue a JD or LLM course are eligible for this scholarship. The college also provides assistance to international students in getting student loans.

Alumni Network

The college makes full effort so that the alumni remain connected to their Alma mater.

  • The college provides support to all the alumni for job assistance or connecting to other alumni and many more.
  • These alumni can get involved with the current students and they can provide counseling and career advice to the current students.
  • Students can request for the letter of reciprocity from the alumni those who are involved in this activity.
  • As alumni, you can hire well-trained students from college for your own organization as interns.
  • Alumni can be a part of the mentorship program where they will mentor students and make them ready for the real world.


The college provides job assistance to the final year students. They make arrangements for the potential employers to visit the campus and hire students. Students can gain experience from various internship opportunities that are provided by the college.

They have the summer fellowship program where the students work at public and private organizations all over the country and get paid for that. They also provide the Judicial Internship program where the students get the opportunity to connect with judicial clerkships or internships. The career service office provides the students with connections to potential job offers.=

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$ 49,4081st YEAR


Course Duration

Mar 15

Application Deadline

$ 49,4081st YEAR


Course Duration

Mar 15

Application Deadline

$ 49,4081st YEAR


Course Duration

Mar 15

Application Deadline

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New England Law | Boston Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population556
FAFSA CodeG08916
Accreditation ABA
Average Cost of Attendance$49,408 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Read more about admission seasons and deadlines

Attendance Cost


Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Post Graduate Program$49,408 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
American Bar Association


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