Student classification refers to the familiar names for the four undergraduate years: freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior. Your classification is not determined by the number of years of college coursework you have taken but by the number of semester hours you have earned.

Student Classification Summary
If you have earned…then you are a…(University code)
0-29 semester hoursfirst-year student               A1
30-59 semester hourssophomore               A2
60-89 semester hoursjunior               A3
90 or more semester hourssenior               A4

Non-degree students (A9) may enroll having previously earned any number of semester hours.

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