Minimum Class Size Guidelines

The following guidelines are to be used in establishing minimum class size:

Lower division undergraduate classes
1000-2000
15 registrants
Upper division undergraduate/professional classes
3000-5000
12 registrants
Piggyback undergraduate/graduate level classes
5000-6000*
10 registrants
Graduate level classes6000
(not piggybacked with 5000 level)
8 registrants
Graduate level classes
7000-8000 level
5 registrants
 


*Number is combination of undergraduate and graduate students in the class.

Continuation of a course or section with fewer than the number of students specified above as of the second class day will require review and approval of the dean of the college or school responsible for the course.

Posted: July 12, 2006; Updated: July 10, 2009

Last Updated: July 10, 2009