Classification of Students

Designations are made in accordance with the following table:

Class Earned Credit Hours
First-Years 0 to 23
Sophomores 24-55
Juniors 56-89
Seniors 90 and Over

Enrollment Status

Enrollment status is defined by the number of credit hours a student is enrolled in each semester for purposes of insurance coverage, loan deferments, or any other official certification.

Undergraduate Student Enrollment Status

Status Hours
Full Time 12 or more credit hours
Half Time 6-11 credit hours
Less than Half Time 5 or fewer credit hours

Graduate Student Enrollment Status

Status Hours
Full Time 6 or more credit hours
Half Time 3-5 credit hours
Less than Half Time 3 or fewer credit hours

Questions regarding enrollment status should be directed to the Registrar’s Office.