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Definition of Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior

For undergraduate day students, freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior standing are determined by earned semester hours:

  • Freshman: Less than 32 SH
  • Sophomore: At least 32 SH but less than 64 SH
  • Junior: At least 64 SH but less than 96 SH
  • Senior: At least 96 SH

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