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Student Financial Aid

Qualifying for financial aid:

In order to qualify for most financial aid, the following criteria must be met:

  • You must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online or by contacting FAFSA. One application is filed each academic year.
  • Additional applications are required for scholarships and work-study employment.
  • You must enroll as a degree-seeking student in an eligible program.
  • You must only take courses that are needed to fulfill graduation requirements in your degree program.
  • You must have an official high school or GED transcript on file with our admissions office.
  • You must have an official college transcript on file with our admissions office for any colleges that you previously attended.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen.
  • You must demonstrate financial need.
  • You must be making satisfactory progress in your course of study.
  • You must not be in default on a federally subsidized education loan.
  • You must not owe a refund on a Federal Pell Grant or Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant.
  • You must have a valid Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) on your Student Aid Report.
  • You must not have been convicted of a drug-related offense within the past year.

Financial Aid Policies and Practices

Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy For Financial Aid Recipients