- SFAS Basics
- College Costs
- Types of Financial Aid
- Apply for Financial Aid
- Helpful Resources
All academic requirements are effective whether or not financial aidMoney provided to the student and the family to help them pay for the student's education. Major forms of financial aid include gift aid (grants and scholarships) and self help aid (loans and work). has ever been applied for or received. For students not meeting satisfactory academic progressA student must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress to continue to receive financial aid. Students must maintain a certain qualitative standard (i.e. cumulative GPA) in addition to maintaining a quantitative standard (i.e. successfully completing a required number of credit hours). Students must also complete their degree or certificate program within a maximum timeframe, which may vary according to the student’s status and program. If a student does not maintain the required standards, the student may lose their financial aid eligibility. at the end of an enrollment period, satisfactory academic progress will be reevaluated to determine if the student will be eligible for financial aid.
It is possible you will owe a repayment of unearned financial aid funds to the university if you cease enrollment prior to the sixty percent (60%) completion point of any enrollment period for which you received financial aid funds. The completion point is based on the total number of class days in an enrollment period.
The minimum cumulative UNT grade point average for undergraduate students including post baccalaureate undergraduate students at the end of any given academic term at UNT is at least a 1.8 cumulative GPA in the first term of enrollment and maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA for all subsequent terms. The minimum cumulative UNT grade point average for graduate students at the end of any given academic term at UNT is at least a 2.67 cumulative GPA in the first enrollment period and maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA for all subsequent terms. Remember: When you apply and are accepted to graduate school, your satisfactory academic progress will be measured according to graduate student classification, whether or not a bachelor’s degree has been earned.
If you receive all failing grades (any combination F's, WF's and NP's), attendance in all classes will be reviewed. If attendance cannot be confirmed via official UNT Registrar records, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships personnel will apply the federally mandated calculation for the return of financial aid funds. Unearned federal Title IV funds (aid) will be returned to the programs from which the money was paid to you (or your parent) and it is possible that you will owe a repayment to the university.
|Undergraduate Student Enrollment Requirements|
|Full-time||12 or more hours||12 or more hours|
|3/4-time||9-11 hours||9-11 hours|
|1/2-time||6-8 hours||6-8 hours|
|Graduate Student Enrollment Requirements|
|Full-time||9 or more hours||9 or more hours|
|3/4-time||6-8 hours||6-8 hours|
|1/2-time||5 hours||5 hours|