Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

Measures of SAP

Qualitative Measure of Satisfactory Academic Progress

  • At the end each term, a undergraduate student must be making Satisfactory Academic Progress measured by the student's cumulative GPA of 2.000 or better since that is the standard for graduation at SMU.
     
  • Graduates students must meet the cumulative GPA requirements listed in their school catalog. Many programs require 3.000 GPA.

Quantitative Measure of Satisfactory Academic Progress

  • At the end of each term, a graduate or  undergraduate student should completed  at least 75% of all classes attempted including transfer credits.  All classes will be included in the attempted hours regardless of completed status.