Full-Time & Part-Time Enrollment

Undergraduate students who register for fewer than 12 hours and graduate students who register for fewer than nine hours during the fall or spring semesters are considered to be enrolled part time. 

Undergraduate Students

    Enrollment Status Fall/Spring Summer
    Full-time 12 Credit Hours 6 Credit Hours
    Three-quarter 9 Credit Hours 4 Credit Hours
    Half-time 6 Credit Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Less than half-time < 6 Credit Hours < 3 Credit Hours

    Graduate Students

    Enrollment Status Fall/Spring Summer
    Full-time 9 Credit Hours 4.5 Credit Hours
    Three-quarter 6 Credit Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Half-time 4.5 Credit Hours 2.25 Credit Hours
    Less than half-time < 4.5 Credit Hours < 2.25 Credit Hours

    Professional Students

    Law Student — 12 Credit hours
    Medical student — 14 Credit hours
    Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy student — 9 Credit hours
    Veterinary medicine student — 12 Credit hours

Policy Source: Faculty Handbook