37-70 Academic Classification of Students by Semester-ARCHIVE

ARCHIVE – before 12/6/11 revisions

A degree candidate’s semester classification is based upon the following table of total credits earned:

Total Credits Earned*   Semester Classification
13 or fewer   1
13.1 to 27   2
27.1 to 43   3
43.1 to 59   4
59.1 to 75   5
75.1 to 91   6
91.1 to 107   7
107.1 to 123   8
123.1 to 139   9
139.1 to 155   10
155.1 or more   11

* Total credits earned equal the accumulation of all Penn State credits successfully completed by letter grades A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, D, or symbols SA, R, S; credits by examination as defined by Section 42-50; and credit granted by transfer from other colleges and universities as defined in Sections 42-80 and 42-90.

Revised: 10/6/81
Revised: 2/1/83