Dec 09, 2021  
2021-2022 Springfield College Catalog 
2021-2022 Springfield College Catalog

Academic Classifications

Academic Classification


A student is considered a matriculated (i.e., degree-seeking) student at Springfield College as soon as he or she is officially accepted by the Office of Admissions. Designation of class year is established by the total number of earned credits, including transfer credit awarded. The determination of class year occurs at the conclusion of each semester.

Earned 0 - 29.5 credit hours FR First-year student
Earned 30 - 59.5 credit hours SO Sophomore
Earned 60 - 89.5 credit hours JR Junior
Earned 90 and above credit hours SR Senior, graduate


Matriculated graduate students have completed a bachelor’s degree program and been accepted for admission to an established program of graduate study at Springfield College.

There are no separate academic classifications for graduate students.