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What are the standards of academic progress for financial aid recipients?

According government regulations for federal financial aid programs, a student must be making satisfactory academic progress (SAP).  Calculation of the standards of academic progress will include all terms of enrollment regardless of whether the student was a financial aid recipient during those terms.

  • Students must meet an academic performance requirement of at least a 2.0 (‘C’) cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA).
  • Students must successfully complete 67% of all courses ever attempted.
  • Students must complete their educational program within a maximum time frame:  all AA and AS degree-seeking students have a maximum of 90 attempted credit hours or 150 percent of the published number of credits required for their program. All bachelor degree seeking students are limited to no more than 180 credits or150 percent of the published number of credits required for their program. All certificate degree-seeking students are limited to no more than 150 percent of the published length of the program.

Information about these standards can be found here.



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