The Admissions and Records Office evaluates all student Intent to Enroll forms and classifies students as follows:
Degree-seeking students are those students who are seeking a Lake Land College degree or certificates of 24 or more credit hours.
Students enrolled in courses at Lake Land College who are not pursuing a degree or certificate of 24 or more credit hours are considered to be non-degree-seeking students.
Re-admit students are those students who have interrupted their continued enrollment for at least one full year.
Continuing students are students who have a continuous enrollment status from the first day of their initial enrollment until they cease enrollment for a semester, excluding summer.
Those students enrolled only in special interest, non-credit courses which do not apply toward a degree or certificate program are classified as non-credit students.
A new student is a first-time enrollee at Lake Land College who has not enrolled in a degree or certificate program at any other institution of higher education.
A transfer student is one who has taken course work at any other institution of higher education.
A freshman is any student who has earned 28 college credits or less.
A sophomore is any student who has earned 29 college credits.
A full-time student is any student who is carrying 12 or more credits. In the summer, it is any student who is carrying six or more credits.
A part-time student is any student who is enrolled for fewer than 12 credits. In the summer, it is any student enrolled for fewer than six credits.