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Graduate Tax Program

Law School at the University of Denver

Graduate Tax Program

Admission Procedure

To be considered for admission to the Program, the applicant must submit:

  • A completed application for admission.
  • Official transcripts of all college credits, sent to Graduate Legal Studies directly from the college or university where the credit was earned (undergraduate, graduate, and law school if applicable). Previous University of Denver students are not exempt.
  • Test scores
    • For M.T. applicants: GMAT scores sent electronically to the Graduate Tax Program directly from GMAC (select University of Denver - Daniels College of Business - Graduate Tax Program; GMAT code number MZR-GT-68). GMAT information is available at www.mba.com or by calling 1-800-717-GMAT.
      • GMAT Waivers:  For any application submitted on or after April 1st, 2015, we will consider you waived from the GMAT if you have one or more of the following attributes:
        1. You received a Bachelors degree in Accounting or a Business Administration degree with a major in Accounting with a cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0.
        2. You received a Bachelors degree in Accounting or a Business Administration degree with a major in Accounting and you have earned a graduate level degree from an accredited school.
        3. You have passed all four parts of the CPA Exam.  Verification must be sent as an official document from the testing authority to Graduate Legal Studies before you can register for classes. 

Additional required materials include:

  1. Personal Statement (A one-page narrative that allows for you to give our committee a holistic view of your accomplishments and goals.  Include information relating to how our program is a good fit for you and your objectives.)
  2. Current Resume
  3. Letter of Recommendation (at least one is required)  

Our address for transcripts: Graduate Legal Studies, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2255 East Evans Avenue #390, Denver, CO 80208-0631.

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The Graduate Tax Program follows a rolling admissions schedule, and applications are received and reviewed throughout the year. Domestic applications should be completed at least one month prior to the expected date of registration.  International application materials should be completed at least eight weeks prior to the expected date of registration. 

Applicants will be notified of their admission status by e-mail after all records have been received and evaluated. To confirm their intention to enroll, students who have been accepted for admission will be asked to provide a non-refundable tuition deposit of $250, which will be applied to their first quarter tuition charges.