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Definition of Full Time/Part Time Students


Effective Date Mar 15, 2019

Melbourne Campus

The following credit hour standards are used to determine a Melbourne campus student’s enrollment status. See “Veterans Accounts and Benefits” for credit hour standards used for certification of students receiving veterans education benefits.

STATUS UNDERGRADUATE GRADUATE
Full time 12 9
3/4 time 9 6
1/2 time 6 4.5
Less than 1/2 time <6 <4.5

Florida Tech Online

The following credit hour standards are used to determine a Florida Tech Online student’s enrollment status. Florida Tech Online undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to limit their enrollment to two courses per 8-week term. See “Veterans Accounts and Benefits” for credit hour standards used for certification of students receiving veterans education benefits.

STATUS UNDERGRADUATE GRADUATE
Full time 6 6
3/4 time 4.5 4.5
1/2 time 3 3
Less than 1/2 time <3 <3

Education Centers

The graduate student policy above under “Melbourne Campus” applies equally to education center students. See “Veterans Accounts and Benefits” for credit hour standards used for certification of students receiving veterans education benefits.