LL.M. in Taxation Applicants

NYLS’s graduate tax program provides unique opportunities to study advanced topics in law and enhance professional skills.

LL.M. in Taxation Applicants

NYLS has a presence in tax law that few, if any, other U.S. law schools can match. Our LL.M. in Taxation program takes advantage of New York City’s many resources to offer specialized training in this important practice area.

Upcoming Tax LL.M. Events

For more information about taking courses as a non-matriculant, please contact the Graduate Tax Associate Director.

Dates and Deadlines

Priority consideration is given to complete applications received by these dates:

For Summer Semester: April 30

For Fall Semester: August 1

For Spring Semester: December 1

Applications received or completed after these deadlines will be considered only if space is available. Decision notifications generally are made within one month of completing all applications requirements.

Both new and experienced attorneys can get a leg up on the competition by completing advanced and specialized training. New York Law School has developed a graduate tax program that provides unique opportunities to study advanced topics in law and enhance professional skills.

The courses are taught by renowned experts and receive high marks from practitioners. Readers of the New York Law Journal have ranked our Tax LL.M. No. 1 in New York City in the Best Banking/Bankruptcy/Tax LL.M. category for 13 years straight.

Options for Earning Your LL.M.

There are four ways to complete the LL.M. in Taxation at NYLS.

Admissions Information

To learn more about the LL.M. in Taxation degree, the Graduate Tax Associate Director Ashley Oliver at ashley.oliver@nyls.edu or 212.431.2147.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition for the LL.M. program is $2,160 per credit. Some scholarships are available.

For more information about tuition and fees for the LL.M. program, contact the Office of Financial Aid at 212.431.2828 or financialaid@nyls.edu.

How to Apply

Download and complete the LL.M. in Taxation Application. Submit the required documents below to admissions@nyls.edu or:

Office of Admissions and Student Financial Services
Graduate Programs
New York Law School
185 West Broadway
New York, NY 10013-2921

Application Requirements

All applicants must submit the following documents:

  • Completed application form
  • All law school transcripts
  • All other degree transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • Résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation

While interviews are not a regular part of the admissions process, the Admissions Committee reserves the right to call any applicant for an interview during the evaluation process.

Taking Courses Without Pursuing a Degree

Applicants may apply for permission to take one or more courses listed in the Graduate Tax Program Curriculum without becoming candidates for the LL.M. in Taxation. Not all classes are open to non-degree students. Non-matriculating students are expected to attend class regularly, participate fully, and fulfill all course requirements, including taking any examinations.

Courses successfully completed within the Graduate Tax Program will qualify for CLE credits for both newly admitted attorneys and experienced attorneys on the basis of 14 CLE credits for every 1 academic course credit hour. Learn more about NYLS’s CLE programs.

Office of Admissions and Student Financial Services
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