Enrollment Status

The chart below lists the number of credit hours used to define your enrollment status for a given term.

Your Award Notice displays your awards based upon full-time enrollment. If you enroll less than full-time, the amount of financial aid that credits to your account may be less. Visit our Receiving Your Aid page for more information.

Enrollment Status by Semester

Enrollment Status Undergraduate Students Graduate Students
Full-time 12 or more undergraduate credit hours 6 or more graduate credit hours
Three-fourths time 9 to 11 undergraduate credit hours n/a
Half-time 6 to 8 undergraduate credit hours 3 to 5 graduate credit hours
Less than half-time 1 to 5 undergraduate credit hours 1 to 2 graduate credit hours