Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress
The purpose of financial aid is to help students successfully complete their degree or certificate programs in a timely manner. To receive aid, students are required to meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements while completing their degree or certificate programs. There are conditions that must be met to maintain your eligibility for future semesters. If you drop classes or do not earn good grades, you risk losing your financial aid.
To remain eligible for financial aid, students must demonstrate satisfactory academic performance and progress.
Satisfactory academic progress is defined as the ratio of credits completed compared to the number of credits attempted. For example:
Satisfactory academic performance is defined as maintaining a satisfactory cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA):
Satisfactory Academic Performance (Qualitative Measures)
Satisfactory Academic Progress (Quantitative Measure)
Satisfactory Academic Progress
Bergen Community College
400 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652