Aims is required to establish Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards for student financial aid applicants. These SAP standards measure a student’s performance in all terms of enrollment, including summer term and terms in which the student did not receive financial aid.
To remain eligible for financial aid, students must progress toward completing their academic programs. SAP is checked at the time your FAFSA results are received and at the end of each academic term. All coursework, including repeated coursework, withdrawn classes and remedial coursework is included in the SAP calculation. SAP standards are reviewed and have to be met each term.
- A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or above; AND
- a 67 percent or above completion rate of your passed and attempted hours. Your completion rate is calculated by dividing the number of undergraduate cumulative passed hours by the number of Undergraduate cumulative hours attempted; AND
- attempted credits for your first financial aid eligible program show that you can complete that program within the maximum time frame (150 percent of that program’s length); AND
- pass at least one attempted course within your most recent term of enrollment with a grade of "‘D" or better.