Undergraduate students taking at least 24 units per year or graduate students taking at least 18 units per year are considered full-time.
For financial aid and immigration purposes, a student is considered to be full-time in a term if he or she is registered in:
- At least 12 units for undergraduate or 9 units for graduate students in a regular semester;
- At least 6 units for undergraduate or 5 units for graduate students during a Summer session;
- Any number of units in the final term of a program; it also applies to internships/externships, project, thesis, and dissertation courses conducted sequentially and taken after all other academic requirements of the program are satisfied.