Who is subject to the surcharge and who is exempted from it?

  1. This policy applies to all undergraduate students at ASU who are in a degree program and have completed at least eight semesters of college or university study since high school graduation.
  2. The Board of Governors of The University of North Carolina shall impose a fifty percent (50%) tuition surcharge on students who take more than 140 degree credit hours to complete a baccalaureate degree in a four-year program or more than one hundred ten percent (110%) of the credit hours necessary to complete a baccalaureate degree in any program officially designated by the Board of Governors as a five-year program.
  3. No surcharge shall be imposed on any student who exceeds the degree credit hour limits within the equivalent of four academic years of regular term enrollment or within five academic years of regular term enrollment in a degree program officially designated by the Board of Governors as a five-year program.
  4. Students who matriculated into the university prior to fall 1994 are exempt from surcharge eligibility.