Graduate Semester Load
Master’s-level graduate students are considered to be full-time when enrolled nine or more hours per semester. All doctoral graduate students are considered full-time with a semester load of six or more semester hours.
Graduate, post-graduate, and doctoral students who want to request overload must secure permission from the Registrar’s Office and may seek this approval by submitting a request at www.liberty.edu/overload.
To establish a consistent definition for full-time status by level.
Definition of Glossary Terms
Exceptions are made on a case by case basis by the University Registrar or Provost.
Date for Review