Application of Graduate Coursework to Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate students shall be permitted to apply, up to the following limits, graduate coursework towards a bachelor’s degree.

  1. Students not enrolled in University approved accelerated programs may apply up to 6 credits of graduate coursework toward a bachelor’s degree.
  2. Students enrolled in a University approved accelerated program leading to a non-terminal post-baccalaureate degree may apply up to 15 credits of graduate coursework toward a bachelor’s degree.
  3. Students enrolled in a University approved accelerated program leading to a terminal post-baccalaureate degree (less than 60 credits) may apply up to 15 credits of graduate coursework toward a bachelor’s degree.
  4. Students enrolled in a University approved accelerated program leading to a terminal post-baccalaureate degree (minimum 60 credits) may apply up to 30 credits of graduate coursework toward a bachelor’s degree.

Regardless of the route students pursue above:

  • Any successfully completed graduate coursework (at the time of withdrawal) will continue to apply toward the bachelor’s degree 
  • All credit earned for courses numbered 5000 and above that do not satisfy requirements for student’s undergraduate degree cannot be considered for federal financial eligibility purposes. 
    • All students will be considered undergraduate students for scholarship, billing and financial aid purposes unless:
      • students enroll for a fifth year at the University, in which they will be considered post- baccalaureate students.
      • students are fully admitted into a post-baccalaureate degree program, in which they will be considered post- baccalaureate students.
      • students complete the requirements of a bachelor’s degree, in which they will be considered post- baccalaureate students.