Academic Policies & Procedures


Academic Standing

Candidate for Bachelor's Degree in Good Standing
Students are considered to be candidates in good standing for an Indiana University bachelor's degree when:

  • they have been officially admitted by the Office of Admissions.
  • their academic grade point average is at or above 2.0 for the last semester's work.
  • their cumulative grade point average is at least 2.0.

Consult other sections in this bulletin on the specific program of study for additional degree standards.

Class Standing
Class standing is based on the number of credit hours completed:

  • Freshman:        fewer than 26 cr.
  • Sophomore:     26 to 55 cr.
  • Junior:             56 to 85 cr.
  • Senior:            86 or more cr.

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