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Undergraduate: An undergraduate  student is classified as a student who has not received a first  bachelor's degree and is enrolled in a program of study that usually  does not exceed four academic years and is designed to lead to a first  degree at the baccalaureate level. Financial Aid eligibility is based on  the completion of the Free Application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), enrollment status, and Satisfactory Academic Progress

     

Second Degree: A second degree student is  classified as an undergraduate student who has received a first  bachelor's degree and is enrolled in a program of study to obtain a  second bachelor's degree.  Eligibility is based on the completion of the FAFSA, enrollment status, Satisfactory Academic Progress and admittance into a second degree program of study. Second degree  students are eligible to receive only Stafford Loans.  The amount of the  amount loan varies and will depend on the number of hours transferring  from the student's first degree toward his/her second degree and the  amount remaining within aggregate limits . Once admitted students are  required to submit the Second Degree Information Form to our office before eligibility for financial aid is determined.
     

     

Graduate:  A graduate student is classified as a student who has obtained a  bachelor's degree and has been admitted into a graduate degree seeking  program of study or one leading to a professional degree. Graduate  students are eligible to receive a maximum of 20,500 in Stafford Loans  for the academic year. Eligibility for financial aid is determined by  the completion of the FAFSA, enrollment status, Satisfactory Academic Progress and admittance into a graduate degree seeking program of study.