Credit Hour Limitations

During the Registration Period

Undergraduate students can register for a maximum of 19 credit hours including waitlisted courses. Certain programs may have lower limits. There is a maximum 15 credit hours for graduate students and 18 credit hours for law students. 

During the Final Drop/Add Period

Beginning the Friday before the first day of classes, undergraduates are allowed to register for up to 21 credit hours, including waitlisted courses, except for the College of Engineering has an 19 credit hour limit.

MBA Students

MBA students in their first year will be allowed to register for 15 credit hours.  After the first year, MBA students will be limited to 12 credit hours until open enrollment begins for the term.

Full Time

For undergraduate students, 12 credit hours is considered full time for financial aid purposes. For enrollment verification purposes, information on full-time and part-time status for undergraduate and graduate students is found on the Enrollment Verification Grid.


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