Eligibility

The following criteria must be met for a student to be eligible to participate in Federal Student Aid (FSA):

  • Be a regularly admitted student enrolled in an eligible program of study for the purpose of obtaining a degree
  • Be a U.S. citizen or national, or an eligible non-citizen (verification of eligible non-citizen status may be required)
  • Be a high school graduate or recognized equivalent (Official high school transcript or GED certificate is required for all undergraduate students.
  • Not be in default on a federal student loan or owe an overpayment on a FSA grant or loan
  • Not have borrowed in excess of the annual or aggregate loan limits for FSA
  • If the student is a male, he must be registered with the Selective Service
  • Meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards
  • Not be enrolled solely in remedial coursework
  • Not be currently enrolled in secondary school
  • Have a valid Social Security number
  • Not have been convicted of an illegal drug-related offense. If convicted, the student must visit FAFSA online to complete the FAFSA. The student will be asked about their drug conviction status and provided a “Drug Worksheet” to complete which determines eligibility. Additional help is available by calling 800-4FED-AID (800-433-3243)
  • Be enrolled at least half-time if applying to receive Federal Direct Loans
  • Not be incarcerated
  • Certify that FSA will only be used for educational purposes
  • Demonstrate financial need

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding our nutrition degrees, courses or programs, you can contact us by phone or e-mail.

Address:  117 Legacy View Way
Knoxville, TN 37918

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