SAP Policy


As required by regulations, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine must evaluate and determine whether a student meets Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements to receive federal and state and certain institutional financial aid programs. SAP requirements comprise of qualitative, quantitative, and maximum time frame measures, and the standards are required to be as strict as or stricter than the College of Medicine academic policies.

SAP evaluation for Doctor of Medicine students occurs at the conclusion of each payment period, which is at the end of the fall and spring semesters. The student’s entire academic history must be considered when determining SAP status irrespective of whether the student received financial aid.

Students must the meet the minimum standards set forth in the applicable SAP policies below to continue to receive financial aid.

SAP Policy Document >>



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