Undergraduate Classification

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Undergraduate degree-seeking students are classified according to the total number of credits earned. Classification or standing in a declared plan of study may vary from the classification used by the university in determining academic standing, financial aid award levels, etc.

Classification Completed Credits
Freshman 0 - 26
Sophomore 27 - 59
Junior 60 - 89
Senior 90 or more

Credit limitations may be placed on students who have not been fully admitted to a degree program at NDSU.

Undergraduate non-degree student: One who is not seeking a degree or who has not completed the formal application process for admission. A maximum of 15 undergraduate credits may be completed in a non-degree student status. Non-degree students are not eligible for financial aid.