Full and Part-Time Status

Fredonia generally recommends a full-time academic course load of 9 graduate-level credit hours per semester. Course load varies by degree program. Graduate assistants may be categorized as full-time students with a course load of 6 credit hours per semester. Some state and federal financial aid programs require recipients to register for a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester (or a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester if the recipient is a graduate assistant) to maintain funding. Students should contact the Financial Aid Office for details and personalized counseling.