Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Classification of Students

Students are classified on the basis of records in the University Registrar’s Office. Student classifications are normally updated after the spring semester grades are recorded.

Freshman: Completion of fewer than 26 semester hours. (university-level courses taken before graduating from high school are added to a student’s academic record during their first semester at the University).

Sophomore: Completion of 26 semester hours.

Junior: Completion of 56 semester hours.

Senior: Completion of 90 semester hours. (Note: A student may participate in senior activities only once.)

Special Students may be admitted to take any course(s) from which they may benefit and have satisfactory preparation. A maximum of 30 semester hours may be earned in this classification.

Guest Students may enroll after completing the Guest Student Application and submitting a letter of good standing from the university in which the student is regularly admitted as a degree candidate.