Equivalent Full Time Student (EFTS) is the unit by which tertiary enrolments and funding is calculated. A full time, full year student is considered as undertaking a 1.0 EFTS enrolment.

The number of EFTS a student is enrolled in are used by the Ministry of Education to determine what information and evidence that student is required to produce. It is also used to calculate what funding CPIT will receive for each student.