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Part-Time/ Half-Time Study

Link to information about becoming a part-time (undergraduate) or half-time (graduate) student.


Students can attend UC San Diego at less than full-time status.

Undergraduates are considered part-time if they enroll in 10 or fewer units per quarter or fewer than 8 units during Summer Session.

Graduate students are considered half-time if they enroll in 6 or fewer units per quarter.

How to apply

Enrolling at half-time or part-time status requires approval. See more details about fees, eligibility, and the application process: