Undergraduate students’ academic classification is based strictly on earned credit hours. Beginning fall 2018, the table below reflects the required number of earned credit hours for each designated academic classification.
|Credits Earned||Academic Classification||Code|
|0 - 14||First Semester Freshman||4A|
|15 - 29||Second Semester Freshman||4B|
|30 - 44||First Semester Sophomore||3A|
|45 - 59||Second Semester Sophomore||3B|
|60 - 74||First Semester Junior||2A|
|75 - 89||Second Semester Junior||2B|
|90 - 104||First Semester Senior||1A|
|105 and above||Second Semester Senior||1B|
Academic classification is used by the Office of Financial Aid to determine loan eligibility. For cadets, the Commandant’s Office also uses academic classification to determine room assignments, the appropriate class numeral, class privileges, and eligibility to hold cadet rank.