General eligibility requirements for financial aid:
- Demonstrate financial need (for most programs).
- Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen.
- Have a valid Social Security number (with the exception of students from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau).
- Be registered with Selective Service, if you’re a male (you must register between the ages of 18 and 25).
- Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student in an eligible degree or certificate program.
- Be enrolled at least half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds.
- Maintain satisfactory academic progress at the registered Institution.
- Sign statements on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), stating that:
- You are not in default on a federal student loan and do not owe money on a federal student grant.
- You will use federal student aid only for educational purposes.
- Show you’re qualified to obtain a college or career school education by having a high school diploma or a recognized equivalent such as a General Educational Development (GED) certificate or completing a high school education in a homeschool setting approved under state law.
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 www.sss.gov or via the FAFSA.
See the Packaging Philosophy offered by the Universidad Metropolitana to students with financial need.
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