Financial Aid Eligibility

To be eligible for aid from federal financial aid programs, you must:

  • Have a high school diploma or a General Educational Development (GED) certificate.
  • 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 (SAP) 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.
  • Not have a federal or state drug conviction, which can disqualify students for federal student aid funds.

For further details, view the Student Guide.

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