Classification of Students

It’s important to know that your student classification may impact the amount of Financial Aid you can receive and/or enrollment verifications sent on your behalf.

  • Freshman: Someone who has earned fewer than 26 credit hours.
  • Sophomore: Someone who has earned 27-59 credit hours.
  • Junior: Someone who has earned greater than 60 but less than 100 credit hours.
  • Senior: Someone who as earned 100 or greater credit hours.
  • Full-time: Someone enrolled in 12 or more credit hours during a fall or winter semester.
  • Part-time: Someone enrolled in fewer than 12 credit hours during a fall or winter semester.
  • Special/Dual Student: High school student who is enrolled in Schoolcraft at the same time he/she is enrolled in a high school or home school curriculum.
  • Advanced Standing: A student who has previously completed at least an associate degree at Schoolcraft or another college or university.