The LLM programs at Boston University start in August. A deadline of 21 July 2017 was established for both local and online applicants. However, depending on the number of slots still available for each LLM course, your application may still be accepted and considered for the fall 2017 Masters of Law classes. International students should email their requirements for quicker processing of their eligibility.
The Boston University School of Law offers an LLM in Taxation, concentrating on estate planning, via their distance learning program. This means the entire course can be completed online. BU also offers the following LLM programs in residence, which can be completed within 9 months, full-time:
- LLM in Banking & Financial Law
- LLM in Taxation
- LLM in Intellectual Property Law
- LLM in American Law (for non-US lawyers/law students)
Boston Law also offers an LLM in International Business Law for part-time students, with three intakes, i.e., March, June, August. The tuition for this part time course is $55,000 while the rest of the other LLM programs are at $50,000.
Potential LLM students cannot go wrong in choosing BU Law School. It is one of the finest institutions in the U.S., known for its excellence in research and higher education. BU houses one of the most distinguished law schools in America and is home to over 30,000 students from more than 130 countries.
BU Law has received numerous accolades, most relevant of which is its number 1 ranking for "Best Professors" awarded by The Princeton Review in 2016, top 10% among other ABA-approved law schools according to U.S. News and World Reports, ranked #2 for its "Graduate Tax Program" awarded by the National Law Journal, and top 10 for its LLM programs in Tax Law and Banking and Financial Law according to LLM Guide in 2017.