All students eligible for Financial Aid are determined according to information collected from the FAFSA. One requirement to be eligible for Federal Financial Aid is being a citizen or eligible non-citizen. An eligible non-citizen is one of the following:
- A U.S. Permanent resident and has a alien registration receipt card (I-551)
- A conditional permanent resident (I-551C)
- A resident with an arrival-departure record (I-94) from the U.S. immigration and naturalization service showing any of the following designations:
- Asylum granted
- Indefinite parole
- Humanitarian parole
- Cuban-Haitian entrant
Ineligibility for Federal Financial Aid
Students are not eligible for federal student aid if they are in the United States on a:
- F1 Student Visa
- F2 Student Visa
- J1 Exchange Visitor Visa
- J2 Exchange Visitor Visa
- G Series Visa.
However, there are still other scholarship opportunities available to international students. See our International Student Scholarship Opportunities page for more information.