Graduate Distance Education
As an graduate distance education student, you should be aware of the following:
- Graduate students are not eligible for Federal or State grant programs (Pell Grant and/or O’Bannon/21st Century programs).
- You must be enrolled at least half time (5 hours) to receive Stafford loan funding.
9+ hours is considered full-time
7-8 hours is considered 3/4 time
5-6 hours is considered 1/2 time
<5 hours is considered less than 1/2 time