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Academic Load

Full-time = 8 credit hours

Part-time = 4 credit hours


Some scholarships or loans require enrollment in 8 credit hours per semester; a Graduate Assistant may hold 6 credit hours.

An international student (F-1/J-1 visa) must enroll in 8 hrs or complete paperwork for low-enrollment (even if a G.A.).

Summer enrollment is 8 or 4 credits just like fall and winter.


For more information about enrollment requirements, please read the Information available on the Office of Financial Aid website: