Bachelor of Legal Studies (Paralegal) Admission Requirements

    • BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12); or Mature Student status; or equivalent education or experience
    • High School with an 80% average through Grades 11 and 12 (in English 12 or English 12 First Peoples and at least four other academic courses).
    • Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.
    • The School of Legal Studies will review applications once the application package is complete. The applicant may be called for an interview if they meet the admission requirements.
    • Resume || Short handwritten essay (three pages, double-spaced) entitled, “Why I Want to Become a Paralegal” || Two letters of reference (preferably from high school teachers and/or non-family members who work in a business or professional setting).

    For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar.