Scholastic Load

The minimum credit hour load to be considered a full-time graduate student is nine semester hours of graduate-level courses during a fall or spring semester or six hours during a regular summer session. The maximum credit hour load permitted is 12 hours during a fall or spring semester, six hours during each Summer I and II session, and six hours during Long Summer Session. However, total summer hours may not exceed 12. (Texas Administrative Code, Title 19, Part 1, Chapter 4, Subchapter A, Rule 4.6).