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Your college education will be one of the most important investments of your life. Meeting the costs of an education involves a partnership between yourself and the Financial Aid Office. To get you started, the following is a list of eligibility requirements for financial aid:
  • Must complete the FAFSA each year.  Must be enrolled/accepted in an eligible program of study
  • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credits for undergraduate, 5 credits at the 400 level or above for graduate) students.
  • Must have a high school diploma, a GED, or a passing "ability to benefit" test result
  • Must be a US citizen or eligible non-citizen with a valid social security number
  • Must be registered with the Selective Service (if male between the ages of 18 - 25)
  • Must not have your eligibility suspended or terminated due to drug-related conviction
  • Must not be in default on a Federal student loan
  • Must not owe repayment of a Federal grant
  • Must maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by the higher education institution

The Office of Financial aid will monitor your Student Aid Summary throughout each semester to ensure that your student aid does not exceed your financial need.

Helpful Resources

Federal Student Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Standard

Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and Financial Need Explained