Satisfactory Academic Progress

Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

The most important thing you can do to keep your financial aid is to keep up your grades. Per federal regulations, the Financial Aid Office is required to monitor student aid recipients on their satisfactory academic progress.

  • Undergraduate students: Academic progress for the undergraduate student, as defined by the Chaminade University Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy, is determined essentially by three factors:
    1. Maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.0
    2. Passing a minimum of 67% of all courses attempted
    3. Completing your academic program within a maximum timeframe that cannot exceed 150% of the total credits needed to complete your academic program.

  • Graduate students: Academic progress for the graduate student, as defined by the Chaminade University Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy, is determined essentially by three factors:
    1. Maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0
    2. Passing a minimum of 50% of all courses attempted
    3. Completing your academic program within a maximum timeframe that cannot exceed 200% of the total credits needed to complete your academic program.

If you want to research further details, download the Chaminade University Satisfactory Academic Progress policy document.