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Federal Financial Aid Programs (Title IV)

General Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for Title IV assistance, an applicant must meet the following general eligibility requirements:

  1. Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment

  2. Be a matriculated student

  3. Be in an eligible program

  4. Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen

  5. Have a high school diploma or GED, pass an approved ability to benefit test (ATB), enroll in a school that participates in an approved state process, or complete his or her state’s requirements applicable to homeschooling

  6. Maintain satisfactory academic progress

  7. Meet enrollment status requirements

  8. Not be enrolled concurrently in an elementary or secondary school

  9. Not be in default on a Title IV Student Loan borrowed for attendance at any institution

  10. Not have borrowed in excess of Title IV Loan limits

  11. Not owe a repayment on a Title IV Grant for attendance at any institution