Academic Standing


The scholastic requirements presented in this section define the nature of satisfactory academic achievement and are designed to uphold the university's standards. Students who fail to meet these requirements will be subject to academic penalties.


Suspension Warning
Suspension Appeal Process


A separate financial aid satisfactory academic progress policy.

Academic Progress is reviewed for all grants, loans, and work-study programs. Students must meet a GPA requirement, and an earned hour requirement, and have not exceeded the maximum number of attempted hours allowed.

Academic progress for Financial Aid is typically checked once an academic year, after a Spring semester. It is reviewed primarily on the hours attempted during the Fall and Spring semesters of the student’s last academic year of attendance.

Listed below are the essential criteria students must meet to be eligible for all federal and state grants, loans, and work-study programs.

  • Maintain a 2.0 Cumulative GPA
  • Cumulatively earn at least 70% of the hours cumulatively attempted
  • Have not cumulatively attempted more than 150% of the hours required to complete the student's current, primary degree program


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