General Eligibility Requirements
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|To receive Title IV financial aid, each student must meet
the following eligibility requirements:
- Has a valid Social Security number.
- Is a U.S. citizen or eligible non citizen.
- If male, is registered with Selective Service.
- Is a regular student (seeking a degree or certificate).
- Is enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, in an eligible
- If enrolled in a distance education course, the course
must be part of an eligible program.
- Is not enrolled solely in remedial coursework.
- Has a high school diploma or its equivalent, General
Educational Development or GED certificate, or pass an
ability to benefit test.
- Not be enrolled in elementary or secondary school.
- Not be convicted under Federal or State law of
possession or sale of illegal drugs (check with the
Financial Aid Office for more information on this
- Does not owe a grant or loan overpayment.
- Is not in default with a Perkins, Stafford, or PLUS
- Cannot have borrowed in excess of loan limits.
- Maintains Satisfactory Academic Progress.
- Has need, as defined by individual program requirements
(except for Unsubsidized Stafford Loans).
- Repay any financial aid received as a result of
inaccurate information. Any person who intentionally
misrepresents facts on the application violates federal law
and may be subject to a $10,000 fine and/or imprisonment.