• Paralegal Certificate Admission Requirements

    Postbaccalaureate Students

    For applicants with a bachelor's degree seeking admission to the Paralegal Certificate postbaccalaureate program, please submit the following:

    • Online application (no fee for U.S. residents).
    • Official transcript of a bachelor’s degree with a GPA of at least 2.66 from an accredited college or university. This should be sent directly from the institution to Graduate Admission or provided in a sealed, signed envelope. You do not have to supply transcripts for courses taken at Hamline University.
    • Letter of recommendation an individual who can accurately assess your potential for successful graduate study. Letter must be sent directly to Graduate Admission by the persons writing the recommendations.
    • Personal statement of career and educational goals.
    • Professional Resumé.

    Apply Online

    Send remaining materials to:
    Office of Graduate Admission
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue, MS-A1710
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

    International Applicants

    For residents outside of the United States, please view the additional requirements for applying to Hamline University.

    Additional Requirements for International Students


    If you have questions or experience trouble completing the online application, contact Graduate Admission at 651-523-2900 or gradprog@hamline.edu.

    Undergraduate Students

    For students seeking admission to Hamline to complete their four-year degree, connect with a counselor in the Office of Undergraduate Admission to learn more about pursuing a Paralegal Certificate in addition to your bachelor's degree at Hamline.

    Request Info

    Already a Hamline student? Contact any full-time member of the Legal Studies Department.