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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

General Enrollment Requirements

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In general, eligibility for financial aid requires enrollment in courses that apply to a degree, certification or licensure.

  • Federal and state regulations allow the University to award financial aid for up to 30 remedial/developmental credits.
  • Graduate students taking undergraduate credits may receive financial aid funds if a written statement is provided from the graduate program advisor verifying that the undergraduate credits are required to complete the graduate program of study. 
  • Courses taken toward an additional major or minor after a degree is earned usually do not qualify for most financial aid. Certain private educational loan options may be available.
  • Audited courses do not count toward a degree and are, therefore, ineligible for financial aid funding.
  • Credits earned by testing out of courses are also ineligible for financial aid funding.
  • Courses repeated more than once may not be eligible for financial aid funding.