Enrollment Statuses

For financial aid purposes, enrollment status for all terms at SPC (fall, spring, and summer) is defined as:

  • full time = 12+ credit hours
  • three-quarter time = 9-11 credit hours
  • half time = 6-8 credit hours
  • less than half time = 1-5 credit hours


You are considered a degree-seeking student when you select an academic program when you apply for admission and your high school transcripts are posted to your academic record.