Is 18 credits a semester too much?
Though many people do take 18 credits in a semester, it is your individual experience and no one else’s. An 18-credit semester may be worth losing some sleep over but it’s not worth losing your sanity. Pay attention to warning signs that you’re doing too much and stop yourself short before it worsens.
Is 16 credits a lot in college?
No it’s not too much, especially if you are able to be engaged in what you are doing. it doesn’t get to be in the range of too much until you get to around 20 credits. 15 credits per semester is about what you have to average in order to graduate on time.
How many credits per semester is too much?
Many colleges recommend taking around 15 credits per semester, which totals 120 credits after four years (colleges that run on a unique academic calendar will work slightly differently, but the total number of credits is approximately the same). Most bachelor’s degree programs require 120 credits to graduate.