Paralegal Admission and Grade Requirements

Paralegal Admission Requirements

New and current Sinclair students
  • Successful scores on the Assessment Placement Tests
    • Placement test scores indicate you can enroll in ENG 1101, MAT 1120 and not need a development reading course; or
    • Have successfully completed DEV 0012, DEV 0025 or DEV 0075, and DEV 0032.
  • Minimum of 2.0 grade point average (GPA)
Transfer students
  • Transferable credit in college level mathematics and English courses
  • Minimum of 2.0 grade point average (GPA)
  • To accept paralegal classes from other colleges, the Paralegal Department Chair must pre-approve the transfer.  A working syllabus for the course, including student assignments, must be provided.  Only 10 credit hours of Paralegal courses from another Paralegal program may transfer.

Paralegal Grade Requirements

Students must maintain a 2.0 or higher, cumulative grade point average (GPA) for graduation.  A grade of "C" or higher is required to receive credit in each Paralegal course.

If you would like to receive a packet of application information email your request to

To apply for the Paralegal program complete the online Paralegal Program Application Form or stop in the Paralegal office in room 5-141 to pick up an application.


Completion of the Paralegal Program does not authorize a graduate to practice law as an attorney.