Eligibility Requirements

Antioch considers several factors for Federal financial aid eligibility. To qualify, you must:

  • Demonstrate financial need (except for certain loans).
  • Be accepted into an eligible degree or certificate program.
  • Be enrolled at least half time (except for Pell eligibility) in a degree or certificate program.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • Have a valid Social Security Number (unless you’re from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau)
  • Register with the Selective Service (if male). If you are older than 26, you must have registered by age 25. You can register at www.sss.gov, or you can call 1-847-688-6888.
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress once in school.
  • Certify that you are not in default on a federal student loan and do not owe money on a federal student grant.
  • Certify that you will use federal student aid only for educational purposes.