Enrollment Guidelines for VA Educational Benefits

Fall or Spring terms 16-week session
Undergraduate/Post Baccalaureate Graduate/Doctoral Law
Full-time 12* or more hours 9* or more hours 9* or more hours
3/4 time 9*,10*,11* hours 7* – 8* hours 7* – 8* hours
1/2 time 6,7*,8* hours 5* – 6* hours 5* – 6* hours
Less than 1/2 time 4 – 5 hours 3 – 4 hours 3 – 4 hours
1/4 time 1-3 hours 1-2 hours 1-2 hours

*Chapter 33 – Rate of pursuit is more than 50%; if less than or equal to 50%, you are not eligible for BHA/BAH.

Fall or Spring terms 10 week session
Undergraduate/Post Baccalaureate Graduate/Doctoral Law
Full-time 7* or more hours 6* or more hours 6* or more hours
3/4 time 5*-6* hours 5* hours 5* hours
1/2 time 4* hours 4* hours 4* hours
Less than 1/2 time 3 hours 2-3 hours 2-3 hours
1/4 time 1-2 hours 1 hour 1 hour

*Chapter 33 – Rate of pursuit is more than 50%; if less than or equal to 50%, you are not eligible for BHA/BAH.

Fall or Spring terms 8 week session
Undergraduate/Post Baccalaureate Graduate/Doctoral
Full-time 6* or more hours 5* or more hours
3/4 time 4*-5* hours 4* hours
1/2 time 3 hours 3* hours
Less than 1/2 time 2 hours 2 hours
1/4 time 1 hour 1 hour

*Chapter 33 – Rate of pursuit is more than 50%; if less than or equal to 50%, you are not eligible for BHA/BAH.

Fall or Spring terms 5 week session
Undergraduate/Post Baccalaureate Graduate/Doctoral
Full-time 4* or more hours 3* or more hours
3/4 time 3* hours —-
1/2 time 2 hours 2* hours
Less than 1/2 time —- 1 hour
1/4 time 1 hour —-

*Chapter 33 – Rate of pursuit is more than 50%; if less than or equal to 50%, you are not eligible for BHA/BAH.

Summer Terms:

Summer term 5 week session
Undergraduate/Post Baccalaureate Graduate/Doctoral
Full-time 4* or more hours 3* or more hours
3/4 time 3* hours —-
1/2 time 2 hours 2* hours
Less than 1/2 time —- 1 hour
1/4 time 1 hour —-

*Chapter 33 – Rate of pursuit is more than 50%; if less than or equal to 50%, you are not eligible for BHA/BAH.

Summer term 10 week session
Undergraduate/Post Baccalaureate Graduate/Doctoral Law
Full-time 7* or more hours 6* or more hours 6* or more hours
3/4 time 5*-6* hours 5* hours 5* hours
1/2 time 4* hours 4* hours 4* hours
Less than 1/2 time 3 hours 2-3 hours 2-3 hours
1/4 time 1-2 hours 1 hour 1 hour

*Chapter 33 – Rate of pursuit is more than 50%; if less than or equal to 50%, you are not eligible for BHA/BAH.

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