University of Missouri

master of law in taxation

601-650thQS World Ranking

The University of Missouri is a public, land-grant research university found in 1839. It is located Columbia, Missouri and considered to be the first public university west of the Mississippi River. It is also the flagship campus of University of Missouri System. The University of Missouri is one of the 34 public universities that are the members of the Association of American Universities.

University of Missouri comprises of 18 schools and colleges ; College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources that includes the School of Natural Resources , College of  Arts and Science that includes School of Music and the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs, Trulaske College of Business that includes School of Accountancy, College of Education that includes  School of Information Science and Learning Technologies, College of Engineering, School of Health Professions, School of Journalism, School of Medicine, School of Law, Sinclair School of Nursing, College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Human Environmental Sciences that includes School of Social Work. The university offers over 300 degree programs out of which 89 are offered online. The most popular majors include: business, management, marketing, related programs and engineering. Most of its programs have specialized accreditations through national associations, councils and commissions.

The total student population at the university is more than 35,000 of which over 27,000 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 20:1 and the acceptance rate is 78%.

University of Missouri is one of the only six public universities all over the nations that accommodate a medical school, a veterinary medicine college and a law school on the same campus. It also has the honor of being the first university in the world to have a school of journalism. The university is designated as a "Doctoral/Research Extensive" university by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Notable Alumni: Jonathan Daniel Hamm is an American actor, director, and television producer best known for playing advertising, Sheryl Suzanne Crow (American singer-songwriter and actress)

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Graduates be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of tax law; the policies underlying systems of taxation and procedures relating to the administration of tax laws and the resolution of disputes with taxing authorities; and the context of tax rules, so that analysis of uncertain areas of the law can be aided by an appreciation of underlying theory and policy. Graduates will be able to research and analyze tax issues. Students will be able to read carefully and comprehend intricate statutes and regulations, exercising the patience and diligence needed to work with detailed definitions, cross-references and exceptions to general rules. Students will have mastered issue-spotting and problem-solving skills through detailed analysis of tax problems. Students will have demonstrated an ability to communicate tax advice to in clear terms understandable to clients and non-tax professionals

Two or more years of full-time work experience are preferred. Minimum score of 450 on the GMAT or equivalent score on the GRE. Bachelor's degree in any major from an accredited university. Transcripts from all colleges or universities you have attended should be submitted when you apply.

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a) University online application

b) $65 application fee

c) Official high school transcripts

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT scores: Math (530-650), Critical reading (530-650), ACT Composite (24-29)

f) Average GPA 3.49

g) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

h) TOEFL IBT-79, IELTS-6.5

i) Acceptance rate: 77.7% (2014)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: USD 15,840

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living is USD 20,300 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: December 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

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University Stats

30870

Students

23820

Undergraduates

7050

Postgraduate

3210

Faculty Strength

17

International Faculty

9

Student Faculty Ratio

78
%

Acceptance Rate

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15840

Tuition Fees

$
20300

Living Cost

$
1230

Other Fees

3.6

Avg. GPA

69
%

Avg. Percentage

* All cost are in USD