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Enrollment Status Definitions

Enrollment Status Hours
Full-time plus 15 credit hours or more (North Carolina Community College Grant only)
Full-time 12 credit hours or more
Three-quarter-time nine to 11 credit hours
Half-time six to eight credit hours
Less than half-time five credit hours or less
(state grants are not available to students at this enrollment status)

For financial aid purposes, full-time enrollment status is 12 credit hours or more per semester.


For Veterans using Chapter 33-Post 9/11, seven or more credit hours are required to receive a housing allowance.