Texas Tech University

Terms

First Year Student

IPEDS Definition:
A student who has completed less than the equivalent of 1 full year of undergraduate work; that is, less than 30 semester hours (in a 120-hour degree program) or less than 900 contact hours.
THECB Definition:
Classification of a special-professional student in the first year of a medical or dental degree program. (HRI CBM001)
TTU Definition:
A student who has completed less than the equivalent of 1 full year of undergraduate work (less than 30 semester hours).

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