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Financial Aid

Eligibility for Financial Aid

All of the following criteria must be met to receive need-based financial aid funds.  A student must:

  • be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • be admitted and enrolled as a regular student in a degree-seeking program at least half-time (Undergraduate 6 hours and Graduate 5 hours)
  • maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the University
  • demonstrate financial need in order to be awarded Title IV funds, as well as some state and institutional aid
  • register with Selective Services, if you are a male between 18 and 25 years of age
  • not owe repayment of any Federal or State grant at any institution
  • not be in default or delinquent on any Federal loans at any institution
  • not have been convicted as an adult of possessing or selling illegal drugs

NOTE: A student enrolled as a "Special Student" is not eligible for Federal, State and University financial aid.  Students who have earned a Bachelor's Degree are only eligible for Federal Stafford Student Loan or Alternative Loan.

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