UMET Financial Aid


The student is eligible for financial aid programs if the institution and program are eligible, so there must be institutional eligibility, eligibility academic program and student eligibility. Students are eligible if they meet the following requirements:

  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Have a high school diploma or a General Equivalency Examination (GED)
  • Be enrolled in an academic program leading, seeking a degree or certificate
  • Be a US citizen or eligible noncitizen to participate in federal financial aid programs for students.
  • Have a valid Social Security
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress according to standards established by the institution.
  • Meet the Join the Selective Service System, if male born on or after January 1. January 1960.
  • Certification educational purposes. The student must certify that use federal aid for educational purposes only and is not in default on a federal student loan, nor should any overpayment on a federal grant.
  • Not have been convicted, under federal or state law, by sale or possession of illegal drugs.
  • Not be incarcerated in a federal or state penal institution.
  • Be enrolled at least half time, except for "Federal Pell Grants" that can be enrolled at least half time.
  • Not having received a bachelor's degree to be eligible for Pell and FSEOG.
  • Provide documents and any information requested by the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid.

For information on these criteria, contact the Office of Financial Aid (787) 766-1717 X 6587

Most male students must register with Selective Service to receive federal student aid. You must also register if you are a man and not in active service in the armed forces of the United States. If you are a citizen of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau, which are exempt from registration. You can call the Selective Service toll-free at 1-888-655-1825 for general information about how registrar seen or via the FAFSA.

See the Packaging Philosophy offered by the Universidad Metropolitana to students with financial need.


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