Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress

Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended: Section 484(a)(2) and (c), Section 485(a) and (k); and 34 CFR Part 668.16(e), 668.34 and 668.43 (c)(2) set forth certain conditions that must be met if a student is to receive aid under Title IV.  In order to comply with these requirements, all financial aid recipients are required to meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy. 

The minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements are maintaining all of the following:

  • 2.0 GPA
  • 67% Completion Rate of courses attempted
  • making timely progress towards your declared degree, specifically, students may receive financial aid for 150% of their degree’s credit requirements. 

In order to be eligible for financial aid the student must meet specific academic requirements. Financial aid calculations for GPA, as well as, credits earned and attempted includes all home campus and transfer coursework ever taken. These calculations may be different from what the student sees on their academic transcript. The minimum academic requirements and the student’s current status can be viewed in their MyUH Services portal.

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