Definitions of Undergraduate Student Class Standing

Definitions of Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Class Standing

For undergraduate day students, freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior class standing are systematically calculated by earned semester hours (SH) and cannot be adjusted:

  • Freshman: fewer than 32 SH
  • Sophomore: at least 32 SH but fewer than 64 SH
  • Junior: at least 64 SH but fewer than 96 SH
  • Senior: at least 96 SH