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Northwestern University

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Federal and state regulations require recipients of financial aid to maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) in their program of study. It is the University's expectation that students will make progress towards completion of the degree or professional development program in which they are enrolled. These requirements apply to part-time as well as to full-time students for all terms of enrollment within an academic year, including those terms for which no financial aid was granted.

Review the specific requirements for each program:

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