Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

Rogers State University students who apply for assistance through the following programs are required to meet three separate requirements to maintain their financial aid eligibility for Federal Pell Grant, SEOG, Federal Work Study, Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant (OTAG) Federal Stafford Loans and Federal PLUS Loans.

  1. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average.
  2. Students are required to complete (pass) at least 67% of the credit hours attempted each academic year.
  3. Students cannot exceed the maximum number of hours allowed for program completion.

For financial aid purposes, all grades that count toward your degree plan are counted as hours attempted. Only grades of A, B, C, D, S, P, RA, RB, and RC are counted as hours successfully completed. Passing grades received in zero level remedial classes count as hours attempted for financial aid purposes. Audit classes are not eligible for financial aid and are not counted as hours attempted or completed.

These requirements are summarized in the following chart. Failure to meet any of these minimum academic standards will result in the loss of financial aid eligibility.

Undergraduate Students

Total Hours Attempted 1-23 credit hours   24-54 credit hours  55 or more credit hours
Minimum Cumulative GPA 1.70 1.85 2.00
Percentage of Attempted Hours to
be Completed Each Academic Year
67% 67% 67%

Attempted Hours Allowed for Earning a Degree  

  • Associates Degree: 98 Hours
  • Bachelor’s Degree: 186 Hours
  • Master’s Degree: 50 Hours

Title IV funds will pay for one repeat of a course previously passed.  Courses previously passed more than once will not be considered as part of enrollment status when packaging financial aid.

Satisfactory Academic Progress is checked at the end of the spring semester.