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Higher Education Act of 1965—Continued

Title IV-Student Assistance Continued

Part H–Program Integrity Triad— Continued

Subpart 3Eligibility and Certification Procedures

Title V-Developing Institutions

Part A–Hispanic-Serving Institutions

Part B-General Provisions

Title VI–International Education Programs

Part A-International and Foreign Language Studies

Part BBusiness and International Education Programs

Part C—Institute for International Public Policy

Part D-General Provisions

Title VII-Graduate and Postsecondary Improvement Programs

Part A-Graduate Education Programs

Subpart 1-Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program

Subpart 2–Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need

Subpart 3—Thurgood Marshall Legal Educational Opportunity

Program

Subpart 4 General Provisions

Part B-Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education

Part C—Urban Community Service

Part D-Demonstration Projects to Ensure Students With Disabil-

ities Receive a Quality Higher Education

Higher Education Amendments of 1968, Section 507

Education Amendments of 1972, Land-Grant Status for the College of the

Virgin Islands and the University of Guam

Education Amendments of 1980

Title XIII–Miscellaneous Provisions

Part G-New Land Grant Colleges

Part I-Technical Provisions

Higher Education Amendments of 1986

Title IV-Student Assistance

Title XV–American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Culture

and Art Development

Higher Education Amendments of 1992

Effective Dates and Related Implementation Provisions

Title IV-Student Assistance

Title V-Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Development

Title XV-Related Programs and Amendments to Other Laws

Higher Education Amendments of 1998

Title VIII—Studies, Reports, and Related Programs

Part A-Studies

Part B-Advanced Placement Incentive Program

Part C—Community

Scholarship Mobilization

Part D-Grants to States for Workplace and Community Transition

Training for Incarcerated Youth Offenders

Part E—Grants to Combat Violent Crimes Against Women on Cam-

puses

Part F-Improving United States Understanding of Science,

Engineering, and Technology in East Asia

Part G-Olympic Scholarships

Part H-Underground Railroad

Part ISummer Travel and Work Programs

Part J—Web-Based Education Commission

Part K-Miscellaneous

First Morrill Act

Second Morrill Act

Bankhead-Jones Act

Harry S Truman Memorial Scholarship Act

Human Rights, Refugee, and Other Foreign Relations Provisions Act

of 1996

Claiborne Pell Institute for International Relations and Public Policy

Act

George Bush School of Government and Public Service Act

Edmund S. Muskie Foundation

Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation

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PART 1-GENERAL HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Higher Education Act of 1965

(P.L. 89–329)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Higher Education Act of 1965”.

TITLE I-GENERAL PROVISIONS

PART A-DEFINITIONS

SEC. 101. (20 U.S.C. 1001) GENERAL DEFINITION OF INSTITUTION OF

HIGHER EDUCATION. (a) INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.–For purposes of this Act, other than title IV, the term “institution of higher education” means an educational institution in any State that,

(1) admits as regular students only persons having a certificate of graduation from a school providing secondary education, or the recognized equivalent of such a certificate;

(2) is legally authorized within such State to provide a program of education beyond secondary education;

(3) provides an educational program for which the institution awards a bachelor's degree or provides not less than a 2year program that is acceptable for full credit toward such a degree;

(4) is a public or other nonprofit institution; and

(5) is accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association, or if not so accredited, is an institution that has been granted preaccreditation status by such an agency or association that has been recognized by the Secretary for the granting of preaccreditation status, and the Secretary has determined that there is satisfactory assurance that the institution will meet the accreditation standards of such an agency or association within a reasonable time.

(b) ADDITIONAL INSTITUTIONS INCLUDED.-For purposes of this Act, other than title IV, the term “institution of higher education” also includes

(1) any school that provides not less than a 1-year program of training to prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation and that meets the provision of paragraphs (1), (2), (4), and (5) of subsection (a); and

(2) a public or nonprofit private educational institution in any State that, in lieu of the requirement in subsection (a)(1), admits as regular students persons who are beyond the age of 1

compulsory school attendance in the State in which the institution is located.

(c) LIST OF ACCREDITING AGENCIES.—For purposes of this section and section 102, the Secretary shall publish a list of nationally recognized accrediting agencies or associations that the Secretary determines, pursuant to subpart 2 of part H of title IV, to be reliable authority as to the quality of the education or training offered. SEC. 102. (20 U.S.C. 1002] DEFINITION OF INSTITUTION OF HIGHER

EDUCATION FOR PURPOSES OF TITLE IV PROGRAMS. (a) DEFINITION OF INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR PURPOSES OF TITLE IV PROGRAMS.

(1) INCLUSION OF ADDITIONAL INSTITUTIONS. Subject to paragraphs (2) through (4) of this subsection, the term "institution of higher education" for purposes of title IV includes, in addition to the institutions covered by the definition in section 101—

(A) a proprietary institution of higher education (as defined in subsection (b) of this section);

(B) a postsecondary vocational institution (as defined in subsection (c) of this section); and

(C) only for the purposes of part B of title IV, an institution outside the United States that is comparable to an institution of higher education as defined in section 101 and that has been approved by the Secretary for the purpose of part B of title Iv. (2) INSTITUTIONS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES.

(A) IN GENERAL.-For the purpose of qualifying as an institution under paragraph (1)(C), the Secretary shall establish criteria by regulation for the approval of institutions outside the United States and for the determination that such institutions are comparable to an institution of higher education as defined in section 101. In the case of a graduate medical or veterinary school outside the United States, such criteria shall include a requirement that a student attending such school outside the United States is ineligible for loans made, insured, or guaranteed under part B unless

(i)(I) at least 60 percent of those enrolled in, and at least 60 percent of the graduates of, the graduate medical school outside the United States were not persons described in section 484(a)(5) in the year preceding the year for which a student is seeking a loan under part B of title IV; and

(II) at least 60 percent of the individuals who were students or graduates of the graduate medical school outside the United States (both nationals of the United States and others) taking the examinations administered by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates received a passing score in the year preceding the year for which a student is seeking a loan under part B of title IV; or

(ii) the institution has a clinical training program that was approved by a State as of January 1, 1992, or the institution's students complete their clinical

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