Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

All undergraduate students must meet the college’s standards for Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) for each enrolled semester. To maintain SAP, students must:

  • earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • earn a two-thirds (67 percent) of their total attempted credits
  • Complete their degree program within the maximum time frame, which is 150% of the length of their academic program in credit hours (180 credits for BA programs, 192 credits for BFA, BMus, BS programs)

At the end of each semester, students who do not make progress are placed on Financial Aid Warning/Academic Warning for their next semester of attendance. Students must meet with a College Advisor to get the Financial Aid Warning/Academic Warning hold removed from their account. If a student on Financial Aid Warning/Academic Warning status does not make progress for a second consecutive semester, he or she is Dismissed from the college.

All students on Financial Aid Warning/Academic WarningFinancial Aid Suspension/Academic DismissalFinancial Aid Probation /Academic Probation or Financial Aid Probation Continuance/Academic Probation Continuance are required to see an Academic Advisor every semester they fall under one of these categories.

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