Withdrawal and Satisfactory Academic Policy
Eligibility and Satisfactory Academic Policy
To be eligible for financial aid, students must be admitted in a degree granting program, be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident of the US, and continue to meet Federal financial aid Satisfactory Academic Progress guidelines. Visit Who is Eligible for specific criterion.
Please know that the length of all the merit scholarships, institutional grants (including tuition assistance) are 4 years (total of 8 semesters) for Art and Engineering students and 5 years (total of 10 semesters) for Architecture students. Students must be enrolled as a full-time student, maintain satisfactory academic progress eligibility, and adhere to the institutional code of conduct to receive Cooper Union merit scholarships and institutional grants (including tuition assistance). Please note that all institutional scholarships and grants are for first bachelor’s degree seeking students only. Students will automatically be considered for additional merit-based scholarship through the admissions process. In order to be considered for need-based aid, students must file the FAFSA form. For more information, review the financial aid priority deadlines. For more detailed information on requirements for scholarships and grants, visit here.
Withdrawing from Cooper Union
Please review the withdrawal policies to see how your financial aid is affected in the withdrawal process.