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Classification of Students

The following classifications became effective for fall 1996 and thereafter for newly admitted undergraduates (transfer students and freshmen).

Undergraduate students are classified as freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors. These classifications are determined by the number of semester hours completed (including hours transferred from another institution). The classifications are as follows:

Freshman

0–29.9 semester hours completed

Sophomore

30–59.9 semester hours completed

Junior

60–89.9 semester hours completed

Senior

90 or more semester hours completed