New Jersey Revised Statutes § 17:9a-53.2 - Definitions

17:9A-53.2. Definitions
As used in this act:

a. "Banking institution" includes State-chartered banks, Federally-chartered banks, and mutual savings banks;

b. "Educational loan" means a loan which is represented by the borrower to the banking institution to be made for either or both the following purposes: (1) defraying the cost of attendance at a college or university of one or more students; and (2) defraying the cost of attendance of one or more pupils at an elementary or secondary school. An educational loan may consist of a single advance or of two or more advances made pursuant to an agreement governing, or a commitment to make, such loan;

c. "College or university" includes, but is not limited to, any qualified institution of collegiate grade, located in this State or elsewhere which is approved by any regional accrediting association recognized by the National Commission on Accrediting, or approved by the Board of Higher Education of New Jersey; and also includes any "other eligible institution," and "any post-secondary nondegree institution of higher education" as defined in the "Higher Education Assistance Authority Law," chapter 72 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.

L.1975, c. 287, s. 1, eff. Jan. 12, 1976.

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