Academic Classification Policy

Policy #: 
ACD 101.019
Executive Owner: 

This policy applies to anyone who has the status of accepted student. 


The purpose of this policy is to provide parameters to the academic classification of all accepted students.


This policy outlines the criteria for academic classification or level.  Academic levels are based on the number of credit hours earned from AHU and accepted transferred credit hours.


Academic Classification Number of Credit Hours
Freshman 1-31
Sophomore 32-62
Junior 63-93
Senior 94 or more
Graduate Accepted to a graduate degree program



Accepted student- Anyone who has applied to and have been accepted to AdventHealth University for the purpose of taking classes.

Academic classification or level- The various academic levels recognized by AdventHealth University, including, but not limited to, Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, and Graduate.


CommitteeDate VotedMinutes Code
Academic PoliciesWednesday, March 16, 202222:05
Approved by: 
Edwin Hernandez
Approval Date: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Effective Date: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2022