Full-Time Student

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Full-Time Student

A person who takes more than 12 credit hours, or the equivalent, at a post-secondary institution in a school term. A full-time student is eligible for certain tax advantages, as is a parent, if he/she financially supports the student.

Full-Time Student

A dependent is a full-time student if the dependent is enrolled in a school for the number of hours or courses considered by the school to be full-time during some part of at least 5 calendar months during the year. School includes elementary and secondary schools, post-secondary colleges, on-the-farm training courses, and technical and trade schools. It does not include on-the-job training, correspondence schools, or internet school. Vocational high school students are considered to be full-time students.
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bar] SIR - In a week when there continues to be discussion and indeed demonstration around student fees for full time students from England in higher education, I would like to acknowledge the consensual and progressive approach pursued by the Welsh Minister for Education & Skills in relation to his proposal on part-time student fees (Report, Nov 5).
More than half the 20,000 students at the Teesside campus study part-time, and university chiefs believe they should benefit from the same deal as full time students.
AUB has more than 5,500 full time students from 64 different countries.
The new Business Suite has been designed specifically to house all the college's business, law and accounting subjects for full time students right through to business students on management courses in the evening.
Having served full time students for many years, we believe this new Full-time Student Program will enable our students to meet the academic challenges of our curriculum.
A new pricing structure has been released to encourage widespread adoption, including a reduced rate for academic establishments and full time students.
A breakfast keynote only option is available for $49 and a student rate of $49 is offered to full time students or recent graduates who have received an undergraduate degree in the past 12 months (no Early Bird options apply to these already-reduced rates).
General registration prior to September 20th will be $125, current SMPTE members receive a discounted registration of $100, and full time students may register for $30.
With a current enrollment of about 5,500 full time students, UDLA offers 20 degree-granting programs in a variety of professional fields at its campus located in downtown Santiago.
For example, federal tax isn't taken for full time students, but is for part-time students employed by the institution.