• Excess Hours

    Students who first enrolled in the 1999 fall semester or later who exceed the number of hours required for the degree being sought by 45 semester credit hours will have to pay out-of-state rates.  Students who enrolled in the 2006 fall semester or later, who exceed the number of hours required for the degree being sought by 30 semester credit hours, will have to pay out-of-state rates.  Effective fall 2009, hours earned by a student before graduating from high school and used to satisfy high school graduation requirements are not included in the calculation of excess hours.  For purposes of excess hours, resident undergraduate student includes a nonresident student who is permitted to pay resident tuition.