Degree Options

Degree Options

Admission to the program is available on a full-time, part-time, joint-degree, or non-degree basis. Following admission, a change in status (i.e., full-time to part-time or part-time to full-time) requires the approval of the Tax Program Director.

Admissions Information

Applicants to the Tax Program must hold a JD degree or the equivalent from a law school approved by the American Bar Association. The program is also open to applicants with a law degree from a university outside the United States if that degree qualifies the applicant for the practice of law in his or her home country.

The deadline for applications for full-time, part-time, and joint degree students is June 1. The deadline for applications for non-degree students is August 1 for the fall semester and December 1 for the spring semester. Admissions may exclude from consideration any incomplete application or those received after the deadline.

Visit Admissions for full details on the admissions process.

Financial Aid

The Tax Program awards financial aid on a combined basis of financial need and merit to qualified applicants in amounts up to 70 percent of the annual tuition. Following acceptance into the Program, applicants apply for scholarship assistance by filing a financial aid application with the Admissions Office.  Decisions regarding scholarship assistance will be made within two weeks after completion of the financial aid application. Applicants are encouraged to apply early during the admissions process in order to maximize their chances of receiving scholarship assistance.

For more information regarding scholarships and financial assistance, visit Tuition and Financial Aid.  Additional information on the merit-based scholarships available can be found on our Scholarships page.