A measurement of academic achievement based on the number of credit hours earned. For example, students with 90 or more credits are seniors, juniors have 60 or more credits, and sophomores have at least 30 credits.
Computed attribute of student based on number of academic units completed. Used to determine priority in course enrollment. Real-world meaning of values: Freshman Less than 90 units Sophomore Between 90 and 180 units Junior Between 180 and 270 units Senior More than 270 units completed
Freshmen and sophomores--your standing is linked to the number of college hours you have completed toward graduation, not the number of years you have been in college.
The number of credit hours you have accumulated will affect your chances of living on campus.
The level equivalent with the number of hours completed, i.e. sophomore, senior
Classification based on the number of semester credit hours a student has earned: Class standing Credit hours Freshman 0-29 credits Sophomore 30-59 credits Junior 60-89 credits Senior 90+ credits
John Jay links your standing to the number of credits you have earned, not the number of semesters you have attended college (ex. Upper freshman, lower sophomore). See the bulletin for further information.
Freshmen have attempted or earned 0-29 semester hours; sophomores have attempted or earned 30-63 hours; juniors have attempted 64-95 hours; seniors have attempted 96 or more hours. For purposes of academic actions--probation, suspension, and dismissal: if you have attempted 30 or more hours at Miami or elsewhere, you are subject to regulations that apply to upperclass students.
Denotes freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student status. (The term is sometimes taken to mean a student's rank in class. UMass Boston does not track class rank.)