Satisfactory Progress

Financial aid recipients must meet qualitative (GPA) and quantitative (pace) requirements to maintain satisfactory academic progress (SAP) towards their degree. SAP will be reviewed annually after spring term under standard circumstances for the law program or after each term for the LLM and MLS graduate programs.

All credit definitions included herein are based on the Law School Student Handbook and the Academic Standards Code (ASC). Students are awarded financial aid up to a maximum of 90 credits unless a waiver of this requirement has been granted by appeal (see below). The minimum allowable credits were used to determine the credit ranges and year in school.

Beginning with academic year 2021-22, policies for all JD Law students:

For Graduate Students (LLM and MLS programs):