Academic Catalogs

Student Classifications

Students are classified as follows:

  • Freshman — A student who has completed fewer than 30 units
  • Sophomore — A student who has completed 30 or more units
  • Part-time — A student carrying fewer than 12 units per semester (for Summer session, fewer than 6 units)
  • Full-time — A student carrying 12 or more units per semester (for Summer session, 6 or more units)

Enrollment Status for Reporting Purposes

  • Full-time — A student carrying 12 or more units per semester (for Summer session, 6 or more units)
  • Three-Quarter time — A student carrying 9 to 11.99 units per semester (for Summer session, status not used)
  • Half-time — A student carrying 6 to 8.99 units per semester (for Summer session, 3 to 5.99 units)
  • Less Than Half-time — A student carrying .5 to 5.99 units per semester (for Summer session, .5 to 2.99 units)