|1. CGPA: A student must maintain a 2.0 GPA or above cumulative grade point average. Learning Support classes are included in the GPA calculation for Financial Aid purposes.
2. Pace: The pace at which a student must progress in his/her program of study. Students must complete a minimum of 67% of all the total hours attempted at Georgia Highlands College. Divide the number of credit hours by the overall attempted hours at GHC to get your Completion Rate (all transfer credits and Learning Support credits count).
Hours Successfully Completed
Grades “A” through “D”
“S” Satisfactory Grades
“IC” Institutional Credit
Hours Not Completed
“I” Incomplete Grade
“WF” Withdrew Failing
“IP” used in Learning Support Classes
3. Maximum timeframe: The maximum amount of attempted hours a student may receive financial aid at Georgia Highlands College is 150% of the total hours published in his/her program of study. This includes all transfer credit hours regardless of whether the courses are required for the student’s course of study.
Maximum Timeframe Per Program:
*All Transfer Credits are Included*
All Programs (unless listed below) Max Out of Aid Eligibility at 99 Attempted Hours.
Associate of Science – Human Services = 101 Attempted Hours
Associate of Science – Dental Hygiene = 116 Attempted Hours
Associates of Science – Registered Nursing (RN) = 105 Attempted Hours
Bachelors of Science – Nursing = 188 Attempted Hours
Bachelors of Science – Dental Hygiene = 180 Attempted Hours