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22 Pa. Code § 35.61. Full-time equivalent enrollment.


§ 35.61. Full-time equivalent enrollment.

 (a)  Full-time students shall be those enrolled for 12 or more credits.

 (b)  Full-time equated students shall be determined by dividing by 12 the total credits for which part-time students enroll.

 (c)  For noncredit courses, each 15 hours of classroom work and each 30 hours of laboratory work shall be equated to one semester credit for reimbursement purposes.

 (d)  For life experience credits, each four credits qualifying for evaluation shall be equated to one semester credit for reimbursement purposes.

 (e)  Full-time equivalent enrollment shall be the sum of approved full-time students and approved full-time equated students in attendance at the end of the refund period. Enrollments in both credit and noncredit courses shall be used in this calculation.

 (f)  The following full-time and full-time equivalent enrollments shall be deducted from the total full-time equivalent student enrollments:

   (1)  Persons who are not residents of this Commonwealth.

   (2)  Students enrolled under government or private entity contracts which, in the aggregate, provide an average revenue per full-time equivalent student that is equal to, or greater than, the average gross operating costs per full-time equivalent student.


   The provisions of this §  35.61 amended under sections 1317 and 1319(c) of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. § §  367 and 369(c)); and Article XIX-A of the Public School Code of 1949 (24 P. S. § §  19-1901-A—19-1913-A).


   The provisions of this §  35.61 amended February 9, 1973, effective February 10, 1973, 3 Pa.B. 281; amended May 27, 1977, effective May 28, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 1426; amended July 16, 1982, effective July 17, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 2282; amended December 25, 1987, effective December 26, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 5323. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (71515) to (71516).

Cross References

   This section cited in 22 Pa. Code §  35.30 (relating to refund policy); and 22 Pa. Code §  35.62 (relating to computation of Commonwealth operating payments).

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