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Master’s Degrees in Taxation

1,553 Yearly Graduations
$71,650 Median Salary
$28,013 Median Debt
There are 79 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a master's degree in taxation. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 30% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 9.0% of taxation graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Taxation Majors

In 2018-2019, 1,553 master's degrees were awarded to taxation majors. This makes it the 12th most popular master's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in taxation at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 1,553
Basic Certificate 146
Graduate Certificate 58
Associate’s Degree 15
Undergraduate Certificate 6
Bachelor’s Degree 5

Earnings of Taxation Majors With Master’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a master's degree in taxation is $71,650. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $64,625 and the high is $77,150.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a master's degree in taxation is $28,013. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $39,443 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $20,500.

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The median monthly payment of a taxation graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $326.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their master's degree in taxation. About 52.3% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 741
Women 812
Gender Diversity of Master's Degrees in Taxation

The racial-ethnic distribution of taxation master’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 224
Black or African American 58
Hispanic or Latino 153
White 817
International Students 139
Other Races/Ethnicities 162
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Taxation Master's Degree Students

There are 79 colleges that offer a master’s degree in taxation. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Golden Gate University - San Francisco

San Francisco, California
150 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for taxation students seekinga master's degree is Golden Gate University - San Francisco. Roughly 2,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,840 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,620 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 150 people received their master's degree in taxation from Golden Gate University - San Francisco. About 55% of this group were women, and 29% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
70 Yearly Graduations
56% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Southern California is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in taxation. Roughly 48,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,256 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $46,272 per year.

The taxation program at University of Southern California awarded 70 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 56% of this group were women, and 44% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Villanova University

Villanova, Pennsylvania
69 Yearly Graduations
49% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Villanova University is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in taxation. Roughly 10,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,550 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,506 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 69 people received their master's degree in taxation from Villanova. Of these students, 49% were women and 14% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

Baruch College

New York, New York
67 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for taxation majors who are seeking their master's degree is Baruch College. Roughly 18,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,930 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,090 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 67 master's degrees were handed out to taxation majors at Baruch. Of these students, 55% were women and 67% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Gonzaga University

Spokane, Washington
57 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for taxation majors who are seeking their master's degree is Gonzaga University. Roughly 7,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,280 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,672 per year.

The taxation program at Gonzaga University awarded 57 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 44% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts
49 Yearly Graduations
53% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Bentley University comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in taxation. Roughly 5,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,060 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $38,400 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 49 people received their master's degree in taxation from Bentley. Around 10% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 53% were women.

#7

DePaul University

Chicago, Illinois
48 Yearly Graduations
40% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

DePaul University is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in taxation. Roughly 22,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $40,551 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,584 per year.

The taxation program at DePaul University awarded 48 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 40% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, Florida
43 Yearly Graduations
42% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for taxation majors who are seeking their master's degree is Florida Atlantic University. Roughly 30,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $2,522 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,467 per year.

The taxation program at Florida Atlantic University awarded 43 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 42% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

41 Yearly Graduations
63% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for taxation majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of Washington - Seattle Campus. Each year, around 47,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,370 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,198 per year.

The taxation program at University of Washington - Seattle Campus awarded 41 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 63% of this group were women, and 39% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

California State University - Northridge

Northridge, California
37 Yearly Graduations
59% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for taxation majors who are seeking their master's degree is California State University - Northridge. Roughly 39,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,742 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,176 per year.

The taxation program at California State University - Northridge awarded 37 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 59% of this group were women, and 19% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

St John's University - New York

Queens, New York
37 Yearly Graduations
49% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for taxation majors who are seeking their master's degree is St John's University - New York. Roughly 21,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $41,378 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $28,569 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 37 master's degrees were handed out to taxation majors at STJ. Around 43% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 49% were women.

#12

University of Denver

Denver, Colorado
35 Yearly Graduations
51% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for taxation majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of Denver. Roughly 12,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,336 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $51,336 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 35 master's degrees were handed out to taxation majors at DU. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 51% were women.

35 Yearly Graduations
54% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Arizona State University - Tempe comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in taxation. Each year, around 53,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,710 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,720 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 35 people received their master's degree in taxation from ASU - Tempe. Of these students, 54% were women and 17% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

University at Albany

Albany, New York
34 Yearly Graduations
41% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University at Albany comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in taxation. Roughly 17,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

The taxation program at University at Albany awarded 34 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 29% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 41% were women.

#15

University of North Texas

Denton, Texas
33 Yearly Graduations
48% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of North Texas comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in taxation. Roughly 39,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,295 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,900 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 33 master's degrees were handed out to taxation majors at UNT. Of these students, 48% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota
30 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in taxation. Roughly 51,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,318 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,580 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 30 people received their master's degree in taxation from UMN Twin Cities. Of these students, 50% were women and 7% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia
30 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for taxation majors who are seeking their master's degree is Georgia State University. Each year, around 35,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,158 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,164 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 30 people received their master's degree in taxation from Georgia State. Of these students, 50% were women and 37% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

San Jose State University

San Jose, California
29 Yearly Graduations
66% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

San Jose State University is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in taxation. Roughly 36,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,742 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,176 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 29 people received their master's degree in taxation from San Jose State. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 66% were women.

#18

Weber State University

Ogden, Utah
29 Yearly Graduations
52% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for taxation majors who are seeking their master's degree is Weber State University. Each year, around 29,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,990 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,476 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 29 master's degrees were handed out to taxation majors at WSU. Around 10% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 52% were women.

#20

Fordham University

Bronx, New York
28 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 20th most popular school in the country for taxation majors who are seeking their master's degree is Fordham University. Each year, around 16,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,980 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $34,608 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 28 people received their master's degree in taxation from Fordham U. Of these students, 64% were women and 21% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Taxation Concentrations

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Taxation 1,553

Below are some popular majors that are similar to taxation that offer master’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 128,188
Accounting 20,770
Management Sciences & Methods 12,583
Business & Commerce 9,486
Human Resource Management 8,943

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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