Academic Progress

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What is Academic Progress (AP)?

Students seeking a degree or certificate are considered to be in good academic standing if they making satisfactory academic progress defined as at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) and a minimum cumulative credit completion rate of 67%. Additionally, federal/state aid recipients, must be able to complete the declared degree or certificate within 150% of the program length (maximum time frame)

Degree and certificate seeking students will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  1. Cumulative GPA of at least 2.0
  2. Cumulative credit completion rate of at least 67% (Completed BMCC credits, divided by attempted BMCC credits)
  3. Able to complete within 150% of declared degree or certificate program’s length (Federal and State aid recipients)

Consecutive means back-to-back terms of attendance.  Examples:

  • Spring and fall (non-attendance summer term)
  • Fall and winter
  • Fall and spring (non-attendance winter term) 

Successful completion of a course includes grades of A, B, C, D, and P.

2016-2017 Academic Progress (AP) Policy

Students placed on Academic Suspension will have a registration hold placed on their student record and will be unable to register or remain registered for future terms until they have met with their Success Coach and:

  • Submitted an AP appeal; OR
  • Had a break of enrollment of two (2) or more years.
Students that fail to submit a completed packet prior to the stated deadlines will be dropped from all courses.  Forms, dates, and deadlines are posted online.