academic level classification

some financial aid programs have specific criteria based on the student’s academic (grade) level. according to university academic policy, the following criteria are used to define the student’s undergraduate academic level:

total credits earned academic level
0 – 29 1st year or freshman
30 – 59 2nd year or sophomore
60 – 89 3rd year or junior
90 + 4th year or senior


students enrolled in the post-baccalaureate teacher certification program are classified as 5th year undergraduate student.


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