Eligibility for Federal Financial Aid

You are eligible to apply for federal financial aid if you:

  • Have a high school diploma (or equivalent, such as the GED), or score at an acceptable level on a federally approved test
  • Are enrolled as a regular student in a degree-granting program
  • Have a valid Social Security number
  • Are a US citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Are making satisfactory academic progress toward completion of your degree
  • Are registered with the Selective Service and the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, if required to do so
  • Are not in default on any student loan or owe a refund on any federal grant
  • Are not ineligible for federal aid as a result of a drug conviction.