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Changes to Financial Aid

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New for 2017-2018

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy


Comprehensive GPA requirements will change in the 2017-18 academic year, with new standards for undergraduate students seeking a first bachelor’s degree. Students with 0-25 earned credits will need to have a 1.75 comprehensive GPA. Students with 26 or more earned credits need a 2.0 comprehensive GPA according to the 2017-2018 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy.

Early Financial Aid Application (Early FAFSA)


The 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opened on Oct. 1, 2016 and requires income information from the 2015 tax year. Learn more about the 2017-2018 FAFSA changes.

If federal financial aid regulations change, this section of the aid handbook will be updated. This information is current as of May 7, 2017.