Got 15? Encourages students to complete their degree on time. The benefits of successfully completing at least 15 hours per semester saves time, money, and increases post graduation options (graduate school & earning potential). Most degrees at Kent State University require at least 120 credits to complete, so if students want to finish their associate degree in two years or bachelor’s degree in four years, they need to take a minimum of 15 credit hours each semester.

Students who take at least 15 credits each semester:

Are more likely to complete college on time and earn better grades than their peers who take fewer credits.

Finish college faster and can start on a career that provides financial independence and increased lifetime earnings.