University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Policy Name: Undergraduate Student Classifications
Policy Number: LR 501.11
Effective Date: April 1, 2010
Undergraduate students will be classified according to the following levels and status:
Freshman: A student who has satisfactorily completed fewer than 30 credit hours.
Sophomore: A student who has satisfactorily completed at least 30 credit hours and fewer than 60 credit hours.
Junior: A student who has satisfactorily completed at least 60 credit hours and fewer than 90 credit hours.
Senior: A student who has satisfactorily completed at least 90 credit hours.
Regular: A student who is admitted as a degree candidate.
Temporary: A student who is admitted as non-degree seeking. (See “Admissions & Financial Aid” in the Undergraduate Catalog.)
Transient: A student who is admitted for one semester or summer and who is in good standing at his or her primary institution.
Post-baccalaureate: A student who has already earned a baccalaureate degree and is enrolled in undergraduate work for credit.
Non-degree & Non-international: A student who is non-degree seeking and taking courses for personal enrichment and/or career development. This student does not qualify for financial aid and is required to reapply if he or she becomes a degree-seeking student.
Source: UALR Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10, p. 33
Approved By: VCESS, April 1, 2010
Custodian: Office of Records and Registration