Financial aid is made available by federal and state governments and private sources in the form of grants, scholarships, employment, and loans. This assistance makes it possible for students to continue their education beyond high school, even if they and/or their family cannot meet the full cost of the college they choose to attend.
To be considered for financial aid, students must meet the following minimum requirements: be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen, an eligible non-citizen is a U.S. permanent resident who has documentation from the Department of Homeland Security verifying that his/her stay in the U.S. is for other than a temporary purpose; demonstrate financial need; be enrolled as a regular student in an eligible program; be making satisfactory academic progress in a course of study leading to a certificate, AA or AS degree, or transfer to a Baccalaureate Degree program; not be in default on any loan such as Federal Perkins Loans, Federal Stafford Loans (subsidized and unsubsidized), Federal Direct Loans (subsidized or unsubsidized), Supplemental Loans to Assist Students (SLS) at any college attended; not owe a refund on a Federal Pell Grant or Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG); be registered with Selective Service if required to do so; have a valid Social Security Number (SSN); must have resolved any drug conviction issues. Applicants must file an income tax return if required to do so.
To apply for financial aid and for any questions regarding the process, click here