Tax Law

Ranked in 2014, part of Best Law Schools

Tax lawyers need to understand laws at the federal, state and local levels. Tax law courses are relevant for law students who want to be corporate attorneys, family lawyers or government employees. These are the top tax law schools.

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Rankings Overall Law School Program Data
Rank School name Tuition and fees Enrollment (full-time) LSAT scores (25th-75th percentile) Acceptance rate Employed 9 months after graduation2 Assessment score by lawyers/judges (out of 5) Bar passage rate (first-time test takers) GPA (25th-75th percentile) Employed at graduation2 Peer assessment score (out of 5)
#8 Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

$53,308 per year (full-time) 1,741
#3 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

$50,890 per year (full-time) 1,694
#1 New York University

New York, NY

$54,678 per year (full-time) 1,418
#5 Columbia University

New York, NY

$57,838 per year (full-time) 1,248
#5 University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

$44,626 per year (full-time) 1,142
#11 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

$47,900 per year (in-state, full-time); $52,900 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,048
#2 University of Florida (Levin)

Gainesville, FL

$22,190 per year (in-state, full-time); $41,546 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 944
#4 Northwestern University

Chicago, IL

$55,064 per year (full-time) 763
#8 University of San Diego

San Diego, CA

$45,860 per year (full-time) 696
#5 Boston University

Boston, MA

$45,786 per year (full-time) 676
#10 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

$31,983 per year (in-state, full-time); $45,024 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 541