Wilkes University

Important Terms

Academic Grade Level: Graduate programs are divided into two grade levels; the first 15 graduate credits are grade level 6 and the remainder of the program is grade level 7.

Academic Progress: For continued participation in the loan programs, students must meet specific academic progress requirements, which include the successful completion of a specific number of credits based on their enrollment status and the maintenance of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.

Enrollment Status: Full-time is 9 graduate credits per semester; half-time is 6 graduate credits per semester.

Graduate Student: A student who has been officially accepted as a candidate in a graduate degree program. A completed file has been reviewed and an acceptance letter has been issued.