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Classroom Paralegal Program Registration

Program Cost

The program cost per semester is $1,750. Textbooks are not included in the program price. Students paying by use of an approved benefits program or loan will be permitted to attend class pending receipt of the payment/disbursement if, prior to the registration deadline, all loan and/or benefit pre-approval forms have been received in the paralegal office.


If paying for the program in full, program costs for the three-semester program is $5,250. Students who pay in this manner must take each course consecutively as it is offered. Failure to do so will result in the student not being registered in the program, and it will initiate the refund procedure. Monies paid in advance will be refunded, less a nonrefundable $150 processing fee.


If you currently work in the legal field, you may wish to ask your employer to reimburse all or a portion of the cost for the program.


If you pay for the program with a student loan, the amount requested should not exceed the estimated cost of attendance displayed in the table below.

Payment Plans

The Paralegal Certificate Program offers affordable payment plans to assist participants through all three semesters: Paralegal 1, Paralegal 2, and Paralegal 3.


Participants are required to remit each payment according to the payment plan schedule below. A payment must be received by Extended Education no later than 5:00pm on the date corresponding with the numbered payment. If payment is not received, the participant will be dropped from the program without a refund.


Payment Plan Schedule - Spring 2020

Total semester cost $1,750.00 payable in up to three payments:


Installment Amount Due Date
One $550.00 During Participant Registration
Two $600.00 TBD
Three $600.00 TBD

Each payment will incur a $25.00 Transaction Fee. If the semester cost is paid in full prior to the start of the semester, the Transaction Fee will be waived. Participants may pay the semester cost in two payments, if requested.

*This plan does not include the ‘Information Session Discount,’ associated with the first semester cost only. If you attended an information session, please refer to the payment plan schedule below.


Payment Plan with Information Session Discount - Spring 2020

Total semester cost $1,575.00 payable in up to three payments:


Installment Amount Due Date
One $525.00 During Participant Registration
Two $525.00 TBD
Three $525.00 TBD

Each payment will incur a $25.00 Transaction Fee. If the semester cost is paid in full prior to the start of the semester, the Transaction Fee will be waived. Participants may pay the semester cost in two payments, if requested.

Paralegal Information Sessions

2019-2020 Estimated Cost of Attendance

  • Program full cost: The cost for the entire program that is comprised of three semesters. Our program is considered part time.

  • Books and Supplies: The average cost of books and supplies for a typical participant for the entire program when the books are bought new.

  • Personal and Miscellaneous: Average expenses are calculated based on potential expenses that you may incur (laptop, internet access, software updating, anti-virus, copies, printing).

Paralegal Program Cost Name Cost
Program full cost (3 semesters) $5,250
Books (for the entire program) $800
Personal/Miscellaneous $2,000
Total Estimated Cost of Attendance $8,050

Refunds

All refunds will incur a $150 nonrefundable processing fee, which will be withheld from the refunded monies. Students who have paid one semester of program costs will receive a refund less the $150 processing fee. Students who have pre-paid all program costs and who withdraw prior to the first day of class, will receive a refund of the future program costs less the $150 processing fee. No refunds will be issued after the start of the semester.


Discounts

The Paralegal Certificate Program offers a 10% discount to participants that attend an information session before registering.


The discount applies to the program price for the first semester. The discount may not be applied to the cost of processing fees, late registration fees, refunds, or fees associated with any payment plan.


To receive the discount, a prospective participant must register for the first semester of the Paralegal Certificate Program within three months of attending the information session.


Requirements for Registration

  • Proficiency in a word processing program

  • Intermedium level of writing skills

Registration and Important Dates

Course Information:

Semester I

Jan. 18 – April 11, 2020

Meets Saturdays

UTSA Downtown Campus

Important Dates for Spring 2020
Classes begin Saturday, January 18
Registration deadline Friday, January 10, 4:00pm
Classes end Saturday, April 18

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