As required by regulations, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine must evaluate and determine whether a student meets Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements to receive federal and state and certain institutional financial aid programs. SAP requirements comprise of qualitative, quantitative, and maximum time frame measures, and the standards are required to be as strict as or stricter than the College of Medicine academic policies.

SAP evaluation for doctor of medicine students occurs once an academic year at the conclusion of the spring semester. The student’s entire academic history must be considered when determining SAP status irrespective of whether the student received financial aid.

SAP Document