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Eligibility Based on Enrollment

  • To be eligible for various forms of financial aid, students must be enrolled in a minimum number of credit hours per semester as follows: 

    State Aid                                         12 credits or more

    Federal Direct Loans                         6 credits or more

    Federal Work Study                          6 credits or more

    Pell Grant
     -Full award                                    12 credits or more
     -3/4 award                                       9-11 credits
     -1/2 award                                       6-8   credits
     -1/4 award                                       5 credits or less