Program Eligibility

Academic programs must meet certain criteria, including minimum length, to enable students enrolled in those programs to receive Title IV assistance. An eligible institution consists of its eligible programs.

Related terms: Institutional Eligibility; Student Eligibility

See also Subtopics for more specific references.

2020-21 FSA Handbook, Vol. 2 PDF

An Analysis Of Existing Short-Term Postsecondary Programs (National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators) PDF

Could Short-Term Pell Lead to a Pell Shortfall? (New America) Web URL

COVID And Change-Adjustments: Can Higher Education Handle Deep Change? (Council for Higher Education Accreditation) Web URL

How Do Education Students Pay for College? (American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education) Web URL

Pell Grants For Short-Term Programs (American Student Assistance) Web URL

Program Eligibility AskRegs Knowledgebase Q&As (National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators) Web URL

Rethinking What "Quality" Means for Accreditation and Higher Education (Council for Higher Education Accreditation) Web URL

Short-Term Programs In The Shadows (The Institute for College Access and Success) PDF

Taking Initial Steps: A Path for Rethinking Accreditation and Quality Assurance (Council for Higher Education Accreditation) Web URL

The Effects of Expanding Pell Grant Eligibility for Short Occupational Training Programs: Results from the Experimental Sites Initiative (National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance) Web URL

Title IV Eligibility Checklist (National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators) PDF

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