Classification of Students

A full-time student may be defined as one taking a minimum academic load of 12 units each semester. The university uses the following system for student classification:

Freshman0-29 units
Sophomoreat least 30 units
Juniorat least 60 units
Seniorat least 90 units

The university also uses the following system to define academic load:

Less than Half TimeEnrolled in 0-5 Units
Half TimeEnrolled in 6-8 Units
Three-Quarter TimeEnrolled in 9-11 Units
Full TimeEnrolled in 12+ Units

Senior classification does not ensure graduation; all requirements for a degree must be satisfactorily met in order to graduate.

Freshmen and sophomores have lower-division standing, juniors and seniors have upper-division standing.