How many hours a week should a student plan to study for a three credit in a 15 week course?
You should plan to study at least 2-3 hours a week for each credit. In other words, for each three-credit course, you would study 6-9 hours per week. When you compare this time with what you spend in class and studying outside of class, it is about the same.
Do I have to pay fafsa back if I fail a class?
If you’re receiving financial aid grants or loans, you must begin attendance in classes. You also may be required to repay financial aid funds if you receive failing grades in all of your classes, unless an instructor can document that you attended class for at least 60 percent of the enrollment period.
What happens if I drop all my classes with financial aid?
If you withdraw from all of your classes during the first 3 weeks of the semester (the drop-add period) you will lose 100% of your funding. If funds were disbursed to you they will need to repaid to the College. Once you have attended 60% of the semester you have earned your financial aid for that time period.
Do I have to pay back Pell Grant if I withdraw?
Federal law requires recipients to pay back overpayments of Pell Grant funds. If you drop out after the 60 percent mark, you have earned the total amount of your Pell Grant award for the academic term. The federal government will not require you to return any of the funds.
What happens to Pell Grant if you drop a class?
Pell Grant funds adjust according to your enrollment level. As a result, when you drop a class, the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office is required to reduce the amount of Pell Grant to match your new enrollment level.