Enrollment Status

To define enrollment status for financial aid and other purposes


Full-time status is determined by the number of credit hours on record for the student.

Semester

Full Time 3/4 TIME 1/2 time <1/2 TIME
Professional/ Undergraduate 12+ 9-11 6-8 1-5
Graduate 9+ 6-8 4-5 1-3

Summer Session

Full Time 3/4 TIME 1/2 time <1/2 TIME
Professional/ Undergraduate 9+ 6-8 4-5 1-3
Graduate 6+ 4-5 3 1-2

College Independent Study courses are not used to determine full-time status.

Regarding summer full-time status information for Financial Aid purposes, please contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, 472-2030.

 

With the approval of the Dean of Graduate Studies, students in the final semester of a masters degree program (Option I only) or candidates for doctoral degrees registered for less than the credit hours required for a full program may be granted full-time status if they are not employed more than twenty hours per week (half-time).