Illinois Compiled Statutes 110 ILCS 210 Illinois Financial Assistance Act for Nonpublic Institutions of Higher Learning. Section 2

    (110 ILCS 210/2) (from Ch. 144, par. 1332)

    Sec. 2. As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise requires:

    (a) "Board" means the Board of Higher Education.

    (b) "Enrollment" or "student" means the establishment and maintenance of an individual's status as a student or enrollee in a nonpublic institution of higher learning, regardless of the terms used at the institution to describe such status.

    (c) "Institution of higher learning", "qualified institution" or "institution" means a nonpublicly supported educational organization located in this State which (1) provides a minimum of an organized 2-year program of collegiate grade in the liberal arts or sciences directly applicable to the attainment of a baccalaureate degree, and (2) operates privately, not-for-profit and in conformity with standards substantially equivalent to those of the State-supported institutions of higher learning. "Institution" does not include any educational organization used for sectarian instruction, as a place of religious teaching or worship or for any religious denomination or the training of ministers, priests, rabbis or other professional persons in the field of religion.

    (d) "Academic year" means the period of time from September 1 of any year through August 31 of the ensuing year.

(Source: P.A. 77-273.)

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