At Suffolk, you'll have access at your front door, with 12 courthouses, the Massachusetts State House, and the city’s top law firms all within a mile of campus. Suffolk is one of 15 law schools in the United States with five or more ranked programs for 2019 (U.S. News & World Report).
Our location puts you right in the middle of it all, but our clinics and programs ensure that you’ll get where you need to go. If you’re hoping to practice while in school, looking abroad for experience to stand out from the crowd, or trying to finish school in two years, our numerous experiential learning options, international internships, and accelerated JD program, respectively, will accommodate your needs and goals.
Qualifications for Admission to the Bar
In addition to the bar examination, there are character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction. Applicants are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction. Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners.