financial aid eligibility

General eligibility requirements for federal, state and most institutional aid include:

  • Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a degree program

  • Be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen

  • Not be in default on a federal student loan or owe a refund to a federal grant program

  • Be registered for Selective Service, if required

  • Have a valid social security number

  • Have a high school diploma or GED

  • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress