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Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

The Office of Financial Assistance reviews requests for financial assistance once a student is registered AND all financial aid applications have been submitted.

To receive financial aid, graduate students are required to meet the following criteria:

  • Must be accepted and matriculated into a degree-seeking program
  • Remain enrolled on at least a half-time basis
  • U.S. Citizen or Eligible Non-Citizen
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress*

*Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) is defined as maintaining a 3.0 cumulative GPA and completing the total number of credit hours attempted in an academic year.  SAP is reviewed at the end of each spring semester.  Please take the time to review the full SAP Policy for Graduate Students.