Credit Limits

Day Division

Day Division students normally take between 12 and 17 credits each semester. Evening division students normally take between 9 and 11 credits per semester. In no case may any law student enroll in more than 17 credits per semester. Courses taken at other law schools and other non-law graduate schools count towards the 17-credit maximum. Abbreviated courses taken prior to the start date of classes of any fall or spring semester count toward the 17-credit maximum for that semester.

Summer Session

No student, Day or Evening Division, may enroll in more than 9 credits during the summer session.  The 9-credit maximum applies to Carey Law courses, courses at other law schools, and non-law graduate courses. Abbreviated courses taken prior to the start date of classes of a summer session count toward the 9-credit maximum.