2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Academic Load

A full-time graduate student is one who takes six or more hours in a semester.

  • The maximum is 16 hours in a semester.
  • Workshop credits are counted in the academic load.
  • For financial aid purposes, a student must take three hours during a semester to be considered a half-time student.
  • Students working on an assistantship are subject to regulations stipulated by that award concerning minimum enrollment requirement and maximum credit load to be taken.
  • Courses taken for audit are included in the academic load.