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Financial Aid Eligibility

To be eligible for aid from Federal Financial aid programs, you must:

  • Have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate.
  • Eligible students must also be working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program and attend all classes.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Have a valid Social Security Number
  • Register with the Selective Service if required (male over 18 years old)
  • Attend class and maintain satisfactory academic progress once in school  
  • Certify that you will use federal student aid only for educational purposes
  • Not have a federal student loan in default or owe money on a federal student grant.
  • A federal or state drug conviction can disqualify students for federal student aid funds.

For further details, view the Student Guide.