A full-time student is one who registers for 12 or more credits per semester. A three-quarter-time student is one who registers for 9 to 11 credits per semester. A half-time student is one who registers for 6-8 credits per semester. Students taking less than 6 credits per semester are considered less than half time and may not be eligible for financial aid. For purposes of designating bachelor degree students by class, Goodwin College uses the following standards:
<30 collegiate credits earned=Freshman
30-59 collegiate credits earned=Sophomore
60-89 collegiate credits earned=Junior
90+ collegiate credits earned=Senior
Students are classified by their degree. Students who are enrolled in at the Associate in Science level can achieve the highest classification of Sophomore; while students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science degree can achieve the highest level of Senior.