Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress

Federal regulations mandate that a student receiving Financial Assistance under Title IV programs must maintain Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) in his/her course of study regardless of whether or not financial aid is awarded each semester.

To read more about the South Texas College Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy and to check if you are meeting these requirements, please see below:

  1. Meet GPA Requirement
    Students must make sure their overall GPA is at or above a 2.0.
  2. Complete 67% of Attempted Credits
    Complete a minimum of 67 percent of all attempted credits. Failing grades, drops, incompletes, and withdrawals can result in failure to meet the 67% requirement.

    Satisfactory Academic Progress: 67%

    Total Attempted Hours:
    Total Completed Hours:

    Completed Hours can't be greater than Attempted Hours. Try again.

    Completion Rate:

    additional hours needed to reach 67%

    Note: This tool is only for reference. Calculations are unofficial estimates.

  3. Graduate within the Maximum Time Frame
    Maximum time frame is the total hour's financial aid will fund while in a particular degree.
    Maximum Time Frame = required hours to graduate from degree X 150%
    (Please refer to your degree plan to determine the required hours to graduate.)