Applicants must submit an online application. Admission to the Program is granted on a rolling basis. The application deadlines are July 31st (Fall) and November 30th (Spring).
Admission is offered to qualified applicants whose previous academic or other experience and test scores, when applicable, indicate a high probability of success in the Program.
To be eligible for the Master of Laws in Taxation, the Master of Taxation or Certificate Programs, applicants must provide the following materials:
*E-transcripts are the preferred method of delivery and should be sent directly from the institution to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order to qualify for financial aid, a student must be (1) admitted to the Program; (2) a U.S. citizen, national or an eligible non-citizen; (3) enrolled at least half-time; and (4) must meet any other applicable requirements identified by the Villanova Law School Financial Aid Office. For purposes of the financial aid rules applicable to the Graduate Tax Program, two courses are considered half-time participation and three or more courses are considered full-time participation.
Applicants must have excellent English language writing and speaking ability. In addition to the required documents, applicants whose native language is other than English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL exam) and obtain a score exceeding 100 points on the internet-based TOEFL exam (with minimum scores of 25 in each of the four sections) or 600 on the paper-based TOEFL exam (with minimum scores of 60 in each of the three sections).
Office: 610-519-7043 or
Professor Vines: 610-519-4533
Spring and Fall:
M-Th 9:00 AM – 8:15 PM, F until 5 PM
M-Th 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM, F until 12 PM