Appendix A - Credit Equivalency Tables for Graduate VA Students

The following tables are for graduate students using Chapter 30 and Chapter 35. For graduate students using Chapter 31 and Chapter 33, the full-time equivalent is reported with the credits certified and the VA will calculate a rate-of-pursuit for payment of benefits.

Graduate Fall and Spring 16 Week Semesters

Status

Number of Credits

FT (full-time)

9 or more

3/4 time

7-8

1/2 time

5-6

1/4 time

3-4

Weeks --->

Status

16

15

14

13

12

11

10

9

FT

9 cr

9 cr

8 cr

8 cr

7 cr

7 cr

6 cr

6 cr

3/4 time

7 cr

7 cr

6 cr

6 cr

6 cr

6 cr

5 cr

5 cr

1/2 time

5 cr

5 cr

4 cr

4cr

4 cr

4 cr

3 cr

3 cr

1/4 time

3 cr

3 cr

2 cr

2 cr

2 cr

2 cr

2 cr

2 cr

Weeks --->

Status

8

7

6

5

4

3

2

1

FT

5 cr

4 cr

4 cr

3 cr

3 cr

2 cr

2 cr

1 cr

3/4 time

4 cr

3 cr

3 cr

-

-

-

-

-

1/2 time

3 cr

2 cr

2 cr

2 cr

2 cr

1 cr

1 cr

-

1/4 time

2 cr

1 cr

1

1 cr

1 cr

-

-

-