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Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College
Satisfactory Academic Progress

How Credits Are Reviewed in Determining SAP

The following are reviewed when determining that standards are met.

A. Treatment of grades - Courses for which a student receives a letter grade of A, B, C, D, F, W, P, NC, I or IP are considered to be credits attempted for the purpose of Satisfactory Academic Progress completion rate. Courses for which a student receives a letter grade of A, B, C, D or P is considered completed credits for the purpose of Satisfactory Academic Progress completion rate.

B. Academic Forgiveness - All credits are reviewed in Satisfactory Academic Progress regardless of Academic Forgiveness.

C. Audited Courses - Audit classes are not funded by financial aid and not included in Satisfactory Academic Progress.

D. Consortium Credits - Consortium credits are included in the GPA, Completion rate and maximum time frame.

E. Remedial Credits - Remedial/developmental credits must be included in the GPA and excluded from the completion percentage measurement of satisfactory academic progress. Up to 30 remedial credits are excluded from the calculation for maximum time frame.

F. Repeated Courses - Students may be funded for repeat courses up to the limit determined by the Financial Aid maximum time frame or as determined by academic policy. Repeat courses will be counted as attempted twice and completed once. The last grade is counted in GPA.

G. Transfer Credits - Transfer credits are not included when calculating the cumulative GPA and completion rate but are included when calculating the Financial Aid maximum time frame.

H. Withdrawals - Withdrawals are counted as attempted but not completed credits in the completion rate but not used in determining the GPA.

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