Admission to the Program is on a rolling basis. LL.M degree candidates may start the Program at the beginning of the Fall or Spring semesters, or the Summer term. M.T. degree and Certificate only candidates can start the Program in the Fall or Spring semesters. The application deadlines are July 31st (Fall Term), November 30th (Spring Term), April 1st (Summer Term). Applicants who are applying for financial aid should expect it to take at least six weeks to process their financial aid application. Applicants cannot apply for financial aid until after they are accepted into the Program.
Admission is offered to qualified applicants whose previous academic or other experience and test scores, when applicable, that indicate a high probability of success in the Program. Experience in the tax area is also considered in the admission decision.
Each applicant must submit an application using the form that appears on the Program’s website. The official transcript of qualifying grades must be sent to the Graduate Tax Program directly from the registrar of the applicant’s school. A $50 non-refundable application fee must also accompany the application form.
Graduate Tax Program
Villanova University School of Law
299 N. Spring Mill Road
Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085-1682
An applicant whose native language is something other than English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and submit the results with the application. Information on the Test can be obtained from:
Educational Testing Service
P.O. Box 6151
Princeton, New Jersey 08541-6151
When notified of acceptance, an applicant must deposit $100 to reserve a place in the Program. The non-refundable deposit is credited against tuition.