Enrollment

Your financial aid award is based on full time enrollment.  Twelve or more credits is full time for undergraduate students and six or more credits is full time for graduate students. At least six credits per semester is required to receive federal financial aid.

Your financial aid can be affected when you:

Financial Aid Based On Enrollment Status

Federal Pell Grant (PELL)
% of award
12 + Credits 100%
9-11 credits 75%
6-8 credits 50%
1-5 credits up to 25%
FSEOG Grants
% of award
12+ credits 100%
9-11 credits 75%
6-8 credits 50%
0-5 credits 0%
Federal Loans
% of award
6 + credits 100%
0-5 credits 0%
Work Study
% of award
6 + credits 100% 
0-5 credits 0% 
State and Institutional Scholarships
% of award
In most cases 12 + credits 100%
Less than 12 credits  0%
Private Scholarships
% of award
Varies by donor Varies by donor