Enrollment Status Requirements for Financial Aid Purposes

To receive most financial awards, including a student loan, the student must be enrolled at least half-time. Some financial aid awards are prorated based on a student’s enrollment status.

Undergraduate Students:

Enrollment Status Semesters Credit Hours
Full-time Fall, spring and summer 12 or more per semester
Three-quarter time Fall, spring and summer 9-11 per semester
Half-time Fall, spring and summer 6-8 per semester

Graduate Students:

Enrollment Status Semesters Credit Hours
Full-time Fall, spring and summer 6 or more per semester
Half-time Fall, spring and summer 3-5 per semester