General Admissions Policy

Admission to Stevenson is reserved for applicants who have demonstrated the ability to meet the demands of the University's School of Graduate and Professional Studies level of instruction. Students who enroll for course work at Stevenson University are classified as either degree students or non-degree students.

A degree student is a student who is seeking a degree from Stevenson University and who has been accepted by the Admissions Office as either an undergraduate or graduate student. An undergraduate or graduate student may enroll for course work for each consecutive semester as long as he or she remains in good academic standing at the University. A program of 12 credits or more constitutes an undergraduate full-time load; fewer than 12 credits constitutes a part-time load. A program of 6 credits constitutes a graduate full-time load.

Non-degree students are those not currently seeking a degree from Stevenson University. Non-degree students are limited to part-time status and are not eligible for financial aid. While enrolled, non-degree students must meet the same academic standards for continued enrollment as degree students.