A Freshman Student has earned (or will have earned a high school diploma or GED equivalency) before attending a post-secondary institution as a degree-seeking student.
A Transfer Student has enrolled in post-secondary coursework as a degree-seeking student, after the summer that follows high school graduation, regardless of the number of credits attempted.
An International Student does not have US citizenship or US permanent residency/refugee/asylum status. Additionally, applicants in this category will have completed secondary school prior to enrollment at SRU, but not yet earned a US bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
A Graduate Student is a student who has completed a four year Baccalaureate degree and wishes to pursue a Master of Arts, Master of Education, or Master of Science Degree.