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VARIABLE NAME: ENROLL

DESCRIPTOR: Full-time or Part-time Enrollment Status

DEFINITION: The students' enrollment status during the selected semester.

VALUES:

  • 1 = Full-time
    2 = Part-time


FIELD ATTRIBUTE: A1

NOTE: The following definitions from the Interdisciplinary Postsecondary Data Systems (IPEDS) apply only to Fall and Spring semesters. For summer sessions, USC will define their own credit hour limits in determining the full-time or part-time classification.

Full-time

  • Undergraduates – enrolled for twelve or more semester credits
  • Graduates - enrolled for nine or more semester credits
  • Graduate assistants - enrolled for six or more semester credits

Part-time
  • Undergraduates – enrolled for eleven or fewer semester credits
  • Graduates – enrollment in eight or less semester credits


SOURCE: CHE Enrollment File

EXAMPLE: To select students enrolled full-time, type ENROLL='1' in the WHERE statement.