Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
Charter Oak State College Official Catalog

Classification of Students

Undergraduate

An undergraduate student is considered matriculated at Charter Oak State College once the deposit fee is paid and the student is enrolled in courses. Depending on the number of credits earned, the student is classified as a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior:

Freshman29 (or fewer) earned credits
Sophomore30-59 earned credits
Junior60-89 earned credits
Senior90 (or more) earned credits

Undergraduate students will be classified in the following manor, depending on the number of credits enrolled each semester:

0.01-5.99 creditsLess than half-time
6.0-8.99 creditsHalf-time
9-11.99 creditsThree quarter time
12+ creditsFull-time

Graduate

A graduate student is considered matriculated at Charter Oak State College once the deposit fee is paid and the student is enrolled in courses. All graduate students are classified ‘Graduate’, regardless of the number of credits earned. Depending on the number of credits a graduate students is enrolled for each semester, the status will be determined as follows:

0.01-8.99 creditsHalf-time
9.0+Full-time