LL.M. On Campus Online Blended


Villanova University

24 months
1550 USD/credit 23250 USD/year
1550 USD/credit 23250 USD/year
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Villanova University’s Master of Laws in Taxation (LLM) will prepare you to meet today’s tax challenges through a personalized approach, flexible format and interdisciplinary courses.


The Villanova University LLM in Taxation features over 45 comprehensive electives taught by our more than 60 faculty members, including full-time tax scholars and leading practitioners from Big Four accounting firms, law firms, the IRS and other tax companies and organizations. 

What you'll learn

At Villanova, you will examine taxation from multiple perspectives, allowing exploration of how both the law and accounting affect the field’s ever-changing landscape. Students may also pursue a specialty certificate in Employee Benefits Law, Estate Planning, and State and Local Taxation, either together with the LLM degree or on a stand-alone basis. The LLM in Taxation is available on-campus, online or in a hybrid format.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey of Tax
  • Tax
  • Professional Practice and Tax Procedure
  • Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders
  • Partnership Taxation
  • Business Life Cycle Tax Issues

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A personal statement, resume and one letter of recommendation are required. You must also participate in the Credential Assembly Service (CAS) and be registered with CAS during the application year. You must apply online, and there is a $75 application fee (fee will be waived for all first-time applicants).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1550 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1550 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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