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How can I determine my classification or class standing?

The following section provides information regarding classification for L&S undergraduate students.

Undergraduate students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are classified by year according to the number of credits and grade points they have earned.   An L&S undergraduate student can determine his/her classification by referring to the following:

  • Freshman (first year): a student has fewer than 24 degree credits and a minimum of 0 grade points earned
  • Sophomore (second year): a student has at least 24 degree credits and a minimum of 48 grade points earned
  • Junior (third year): a student has a minimum of 54 degree credits and a minimum of 108 grade points earned
  • Senior (fourth year): a student has a minimum of 86 degree credits and a minimum of 172 grade points earned

For more information, see class standing



Keywords:classification, class standing, year classification, graduate   Doc ID:38197
Owner:Tori R.Group:College of Letters & Science
Created:2014-03-05 14:22 CDTUpdated:2015-02-11 15:49 CDT
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