PACE Calculator For Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

One condition that a student must meet to receive financial aid is that a student must make Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP). One of several measures of SAP is called “Pace” and it is the rate at which you are progressing through your program of study. Pace is determined by dividing the cumulative number of credits you have earned by the cumulative number of credits you have attempted. The resulting Pace percentage minimally must be as follows to receive, or continue to receive, financial aid:

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Total Pursued Hours Minimum Cum. % Cumulative GPA
1 – 29 50 % 2.000
30 – 59 60 % 2.000
60 – 119 67 % 2.000
120 – 180 70 % 2.000
181+ Ineligible for Financial Aid

 

POST- BACCALAUREATE STUDENTS
1 – 27
(Certificate of Completion)
67 % 2.50
28+ Ineligible for Financial Aid 
1 – 36
(Teacher Certification)
67 % 2.50
37+ Ineligible for Financial Aid 
1 – 60
(Second Degree)
67 % 2.50
61+ Ineligible for Financial Aid 
GRADUATE STUDENTS

1 – 54 (Education, CIS, Criminal Justice, & Museum Studies

75 % 3.00
55+ Ineligible for Financial Aid
1 – 93
(Social Work)
75 % 3.00
94+ Ineligible for Financial Aid
 
2nd Masters GRADUATE Students 
1 – 58 75 % 3.00

To calculate your PACE Ratio, please use the following calculation

SAP Ratio (%) = (Total Earned Hours / Total Pursued Hours) × 100
 
For example, a student’s Total Pursued Hours (ALL classes ever registered) = 24 and
 Total earned Hours (all classes completed with a letter grade) = 12
(12 ÷ 24) × 100= 50%
In order for this student to be eligible for Financial Aid, he or she  must also have a cumulative GPA of a 2.00 or higher


Enter Your Cumulative Credits Earned:
   
Enter Your Cumulative Credits Pursued (Attempted):
   
Your SAP Score:
   

   
   

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