Admissions: Taxation of Cross-Border Investment LL.M.

Admission to the Taxation of Cross-Border Investment LLM Program is highly selective. A candidate's performance in law school and his or her interest in tax law are of particular interest in evaluating the application.

How to Apply

Application to the University of Miami School of Law may be made through Miami Law's Master of Laws Programs Online Application or through LSAC's Service. (If using LSAC's Service, applicants must register and pay for the LSAC LL.M Credential Assembly Service[CAS] and Letter of Recommendation Service. Applicants must request LSAT scores separately from the CAS report.)


International Students - The Taxation of Cross-Border Investment LL.M. Program is for foreign lawyers. We are prepared to work with students from diverse legal system backgrounds to facilitate a successful transition to studying law in the United States.
•    International applicants must hold a J.D. degree or its equivalent from a foreign institution.
•    Applicants whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A score of 580 on the written, 237 on the computer based or 92 on the internet based TOEFL test is required to be considered for admission.
•    Applicants must have an official TOEFL score report sent to the Graduate Program in Taxation from the Educational Testing Service (ETS)—School Code 5815, Department Code 03.

Deadlines & Timing

Decisions are made as applications are received. Candidates are therefore encouraged to complete their applications as early as possible.

For Taxation of Cross-Border Investment LL.M. Program International Students: Application Requirements for Admission to the J.D. Program

Current Miami Law Taxation of Cross-Border Investment LL.M. students should submit an application for admission to the J.D. program during the Fall semester of their LL.M. studies and no later than November 1. It is recommended that students discuss their intention to apply to the J.D. program with their LL.M. program director early on in their LL.M. studies to make sure their course selection enables them to complete all graduation requirements effectively. Please refer to the J.D. application overview page for further information.

A separate admissions committee will review their application and determine eligibility to enter the J.D. program. The admissions committee takes into consideration the nature of, and grade point average in, classes taken by the applicant while enrolled in the LL.M. program. 

Matriculation: Full-time/Part-time Students

Full-time and part-time applicants must start in the fall semester, which begins in July for this program. 

Seat Deposit Information

Deadlines and Refund Information: Acceptance to an offer of admission to the Taxation of Cross-Border Investment LL.M. Program at the University of Miami School of Law must be confirmed with a seat deposit of $500, which will be applied towards a student’s first semester’s tuition. This deposit should be made according to the deadline found in the acceptance letter.
Please note that your $500 seat deposit is non-refundable.
Submitting Seat Deposits: Seat deposit payments should be made on-line through the University Portal CaneLink. Instructions to access CaneLink and payment directions are included with the acceptance letter that is mailed after admission. One’s University ID number or Social Security Number is necessary to log into CaneLink.
By Mail: If mailing a seat deposit, the check should be made payable to the University of Miami and mailed to the following address:
University of Miami School of Law
Graduate Tax Program
1311 Miller Drive, Room B-350
Coral Gables, FL 33146

Deposits that do not meet these requirements are not accepted. It is the School’s policy to cancel the acceptance of an applicant who does not make the tuition deposit payment by the designated deadline.