Financial Assistance Satisfactory Academic Progress

Satisfactory academic progress is defined as the process of adequately proceeding toward the completion of a degree. The Office of Financial Assistance is required by federal regulations to monitor and determine if students are meeting the satisfactory academic progress requirements. If you should have any questions about our policy, we encourage you to contact the office at (919) 760-8565.

In order for a Meredith College student to retain eligibility for federal, state and institutional financial assistance, the student must meet the following criteria listed below.

Qualitative and Quantitative Requirement—Each student must meet the academic standards for enrollment in the school or program in order to continue to receive financial assistance.

Program Length Requirement—Graduate students may not receive financial assistance for more than 150% of the expected program length.