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Scholastic Load

A student must take a minimum of 12 credits a semester to be a full‑time student. Permission to take fewer than 12 credit hours may be obtained in exceptional circumstances with the written approval of the Dean.  

A normal scholastic load is defined by the program set forth in this catalog. In the Villanova School of Business and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, students with a G.P.A. over 3.0 may sign up for an overload with registration for the sixth course possible only after the main registration period is over.  No special approval would be needed.

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800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610.519.4520
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