Once admitted into DPP, students have up to 10 terms before having to take an OSU course. Each term, students have a choice of taking classes at their partner school only, at OSU only, or they can take classes at both OSU and the partner school. View the DPP Financial Aid video for financial aid and DPP details or read more below.
Every DPP student receiving financial aid or scholarships must declare a home school and below is some more information on how that works.
The school that will administer your financial aid and/or Scholarships. All DPP students must have a home school. Only one school can pay your aid, but if you are taking classes as a DPP student at both OSU and their community college, and if the credits at their partner school are transferrable to their home school, then the partner school credits count towards their overall financial aid credit load.
OSU attendance only: OSU must be the home school.
Partner school attendance only: Partner school must be the home school.
Classes at both OSU and the partner school: Student may choose a home school. Each home school may have different aid packages and rules around financial aid and scholarships for DPP students, so students should plan and work with a home school financial aid advisor to understand their financial aid expectations.
Home School Specifics
OSU and each community college require minimum credit hours to process financial aid at the home school.
Below is a list of the credit hour requirements. Find your home school below, you will find the minimum amount of credits that you must have in a term at that institution for your aid to be applied to your student account (disburse):
Home School Credit Hour Requirements: Each community college and OSU have credit hour minimums required to process financial aid as the home institution. Below is a list of the credit hour requirements. Find your home school below, you will find the minimum amount of credits that you must have in a term at that institution for your aid to be applied to your student account (disburse):