Classification of Students

Auditors are students who enroll in a course but earn no academic credit. Participation in class work is at the option of the instructor. A course taken in audit status may not count for credit unless the course is repeated in a different semester. To view audit fees, please see the section in this Catalog on Expenses.  Prospective students wanting to audit a course should apply using the non-degree seeking application process. For more information, email admissions@stetson.edu or call (386) 822-7100.

Graduate Students are those admitted to a graduate program and working toward a graduate degree. Graduate students in the School of Business Administration or the College of Arts and Sciences are full-time with 6 credits.  To view tuition and fees, go to http://www.stetson.edu/financial-planning/tuition-and-fees.php and click “Tuition and Fees for Graduate Students.” Prospective graduate students should apply through the Office of Graduate Admissions. For more information, email gradadmissions@stetson.edu or call (386) 822-7100.

Post Baccalaureate, Post-Master, or Post-Doctoral students have already completed a degree and are taking courses for credit but are not admitted to a graduate program and are not working toward a degree at Stetson University.  Post-Baccalaureate students are billed at the graduate level in regards to tuition and fees. Post-Baccalaureate students who are taking foundation course for the School of Business Administration or graduate level courses in the College of Arts and Sciences should apply using the Post-Baccalaureate application with the Office of Graduate Admissions. For more information, email gradadmissions@stetson.edu or call (386) 822-7100. Prospective students taking undergraduate courses as a post-baccalaureate student should apply using the non-degree seeking application process. For more information, email admissions@stetson.edu or call (386) 822-7100.

Second Degree seeking students are classified as undergraduate students taking courses for credit to earn an additional undergraduate degree from Stetson University are billed at undergraduate tuition rates.  To view tuition and fees for undergraduate students, please see the section in this Catalog on Expenses.  Prospective students wanting to a second bachelor’s degree should apply using the transfer application at www.stetson.edu/apply . For more information, email admissions@stetson.edu or call (386) 822-7100.

Transient Students are those seeking a degree at another college but taking courses at Stetson for a limited time.  These students are billed at undergraduate tuition rates. To view tuition and fees, please see the section in this Catalog on Expenses.  Prospective students wanting to take courses should apply using the non-degree seeking application process. For more information, email admissions@stetson.edu or call (386) 822-7100.

Non-Degree Seeking Students are those who have no degree and are not seeking a degree but are taking courses for credit.  These students are billed at undergraduate tuition rates. To view tuition and fees, please see the section in this Catalog on Expenses. Prospective students wanting to take courses should apply using the non-degree seeking application process. For more information, email admissions@stetson.edu or call (386) 822-7100.

Undergraduate Students are those admitted to an undergraduate degree program. They are full-time students if they carry at least 3 units of class work. Any student taking 3 units or more is charged the full tuition fee. During summer school, full-time is 2 units or more (except for federal and state funded programs). Regular undergraduate students are classified as follows:

0-6.5First-Year
6.75-14.75Sophomore
15-22.25Junior
>22.5Senior