Saint Paul College is dedicated to providing all students with the opportunity to reach their educational goals. Students are responsible for maintaining an acceptable level of academic progress. To support their efforts to meet academic standards, students should attend class regularly and actively engage in the learning process. Students are also expected to monitor their own academic progress.
Federal regulations require that a college develop a standard of
satisfactory academic progress. This satisfactory academic progress standard must have both a qualitative standard (grade point average) and a quantitative standard (course completion). Students bear primary responsibility for their own academic progress and for seeking assistance when experiencing academic difficulty. The following standards are used to determine a student’s academic and financial aid standing. Satisfactory Academic Progress is reviewed at the end of the Fall Semester, Spring Semester, and Summer Term of each academic year.
Students must maintain a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA (a "C" average) for all coursework including withdrawals, incompletes and non-credit courses. For repeated courses, the highest grade achieved will be used for the GPA. Transfer credits do not affect the student’s GPA.
Students must complete 67% of the cumulative credits attempted based on their enrollment status. All credits attempted will be calculated into the completion percentage. This includes courses that are designated with a withdrawal, incomplete, non-credit courses and courses that have been repeated. Any coursework that has been accepted as transfer credit toward current program completion will also be included in progress made toward the current program.