Classification of Students

Classification of Students

Student classification as freshman, sophomore, junior or senior depends upon the number of semester hours of credit successfully completed. The semester hours of credit for each classification are:

 

0-29

Freshman

30-59

Sophomore

60-89

Junior

90 or more

Senior

 

On the basis of semester hour load, a student is classified as part-time or full-time during the academic year.

Full-time
A full-time student is one who is enrolled for at least twelve semester hours during a Fall or Spring Semester and six semester hours during the Summer Session.

Part-time

A part-time student is one who is enrolled for less than twelve semester hours during a Fall or Spring Semester and fewer than six semester hours during the Summer Session.