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Student Eligibility


You must also:

  • Enroll in an eligible program of study at the College
  • Enroll for at least six credits to be eligible for federal loans
  • Certify by signing a FAFSA that you will use any federal student aid funds awarded to you solely for educational purposes
  • Certify by signing a FAFSA that you are not in default of any federal student loan and that you do not owe a repayment of any federal student aid grant.

To be eligible for federal and state aid, students must meet all of the following criteria's:

  • A U.S. citizen, permanent resident or eligible noncitizen
  • Meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standard for federal student aid programs
  • A valid Social Security Number
  • A high school or state-approved home school graduate or have a GED or have been home-schooled
  • Not be convicted of possessing or selling illegal drugs while receiving financial aid
  • Registered for Selective Service if you are a male between the ages of 18 and 25.
  • Not be in default of a Federal loan or owe an overpayment on a federal grant or Federal Perkins Loan

To learn more about student eligibility requirements visit
CUNY Student Eligibility


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