Enrollment Status for Financial Assistance

Enrollment status affects a student’s eligibility for financial assistance. Students who are enrolled at least half time may be eligible for financial aid.

Pre-Defined Table
Enrollment Status Semester Credit Hours Required
Full-time undergraduate student Fall or spring term = 12 hours
  Combined summer terms = 12 hours
Three-quarter-time undergraduate student Fall or spring term = 9 hours
  Combined summer terms = 9 hours
Half-time undergraduate student Fall or spring term = 6 hours
  Combined summer terms = 6 hours
Pre-Defined Table
Enrollment Status Semester Credit Hours Required
Full-time graduate student Fall or spring term = 9 hours
  Combined summer terms = 9 hours
Half-time graduate student Fall or spring term = 6 hours
  Combined summer terms = 6 hours

Non-degree students are not classified as part-time or full-time students, nor are they classified as freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors.