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Part Time Graduate Students

Definitions

For fall and spring semesters: Graduate students registered for 9 or more credits are considered full-time, registrations for 7 credits are considered 3/4-time, and registrations for 5 credits are considered half-time.

For the summer semester: Graduate students registered for 6 credits are considered full-time, registrations for 5 credits are considered 3/4-time, and registrations for 3 credits are considered half-time.

Financial implications

Financial aid, loans and grants are limited for half-time students. Previous educational loans might come due. Tuition waivers are not available to students with half-time status. Click here for additional information on financial aid for half-time students.

 Last Modified 8/11/14