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Enrollment Status Definitions

Below are the required credit hours to be certified as a full-time (FT), half-time (HT), or less than half-time (LT) undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral student for a long semester (fall or spring), and for the summer terms.

Level Term/Semester   Enrollment Status

Minimum Hours

 Undergraduate Fall/Spring Full-time  12 hours
Half-time  6 hours
Less than half time  1 hour
Summer** Full-time  7 hours
Half-time  4 hours
Less than half time  1 hour
Graduate Fall/Spring Full-time 9 hours
Half-time 5 hours
Less than half time 1 hour
Summer** Full-time 6 hours
Half-time 3 hours
Less than half time 1 hour
Doctoral Fall/Spring Full-time 6 hours
Half-time 3 hours
Less than half time 1 hour
Summer** Full-time 6 hours
Half-time 3 hours
Less than half time 1 hour

**Enrollment status for the summer semester is determined by the total number of credit hours the student is registered for the entire summer term.

Questions

Anyone with questions regarding their enrollment status with the university should contact the Registrar's Office at 254-968-9417 or registrar@tarleton.edu