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Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

Federal regulations require a student to move toward the completion of a degree or certificate within an eligible program when receiving financial aid. Federal regulations state that Academic Progress Standards must include a review of all periods of enrollment, regardless of whether or not aid was received. Students will be evaluated using the standards described below. Failure to meet any of these minimum standards will result in loss of federal financial aid eligibility.


What does SAP stand for?

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Note that effective Fall 2020 semester, the SAP Grade Point Average requirement will move from a 1.6-2.0 graduated GPA to a standard 2.0 GPA.  In order to successfully meet SAP, students must maintain a 2.0 GPA, 66.67% (2/3) pace of completion, and within maximum time-frame (150% of the published program length).

Satisfactory Academic Progress Information