Paralegal Application

How to Apply

There are links below for students to apply to the Paralegal Day or Evening Programs. Please be sure to choose the correct Program (Day or Evening) and the Term you are planning to apply to start your studies in. 

Each "Apply Now" link takes you to an application that is specific for the time period. PLEASE SELECT YOUR LINK CAREFULLY.


  • Submit an essay. Your writing sample should be a discussion of your career goals and objectives. Be as specific as you can about the area of law and working environment in which you plan to be employed. Include any experiences that have influenced your career goals. Your statement is an important part of your application and will be evaluated for both content as well as your ability to write clearly and effectively. Essay can be uploaded or typed directly into the application.
  • OPTIONAL - A Letter of recommendation attestiing to your academic ability, work experience, or character. Letter can be uploaded or e-mailed directly to Continuing Studies at 
  • Application fee. There is a $30.00 application fee that you can pay online with a credit card. We will waive the fee for anyone who attends an open house at Villanova University.

Please feel free to contact the Office of Continuing Studies at 610-519-4310 with any questions. Only after creating your application using one of the links below, will you be able to check your application status on the self-service portal.

For more information on the curriculum and tuition, please go to the Program pages: Day Program here or Evening Program here



Fall 2016
Start: 8/29/2016 (tentative)
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Fall 2016
Start: August 2016 
Spring 2017
Start: TBD
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Quick Registration -
Select your program from the Jump To menu below to go directly to the registration form!

Sean McCarthy - Day Paralegal Program

Valerie Okonweze - Evening Paralegal Program

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