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Paralegal BA Degree

Tuition and Fees for the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Tuition and Fees

The tuition for the post-baccalaureate certificate program for the 2015-2016 academic year is $455 per semester hour. Applicants pay a $40.00 non-refundable application fee and pay for the cost of obtaining and transmitting official transcripts. If transcripts require evaluation or translation, the applicant is responsible for the arrangements and the costs associated with the same.

Tuition is charged and paid by the semester hour. A student must successfully complete twenty-four (24) semester hours of coursework to earn their certificate. All students are required to take eight (8) courses. Each course in the program is three (3) semester hours for a total of twenty-four (24) semester hours.

Additional Costs

Additional costs for students include a $125 general fee to register each semester, textbooks, course supplement materials and other miscellaneous classroom items. Textbooks average $100-$250 per course. The program strives to provide its students with high quality course materials while keeping in mind costs. A late fee of $200 is assessed by the university for current students registering for classes after the late registration deadline.

Living expenses and transportation to and from campus are additional costs that applicants need to consider.


For information about university housing, please visit the Office of Residence Life.

Student Loans

Student loans are available to eligible students in the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program through Federal Stafford Loans. Students can apply online for student loans at Please note: the program is considered 5th year undergraduate for purposes of student loans. Roosevelt's school code is 001749. It is possible to borrow up to $12,500 per academic year for students in the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program.