20 U.S. Code § 1101a - Definitions; eligibility
The term “educational and general expenditures” means the total amount expended by an institution for instruction, research, public service, academic support (including library expenditures), student services, institutional support, scholarships and fellowships, operation and maintenance expenditures for the physical plant, and any mandatory transfers that the institution is required to pay by law.
The term “full-time equivalent students” means the sum of the number of students enrolled full time at an institution, plus the full-time equivalent of the number of students enrolled part time (determined on the basis of the quotient of the sum of the credit hours of all part-time students divided by 12) at such institution.
A prior section 1101a, Pub. L. 89–329, title V, § 502, as added Pub. L. 99–498, title V, § 501(a), Oct. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 1496, authorized appropriations for this subchapter, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 102–325.
2009—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 111–39 substituted “for which the determination is made, compared to” for “for which determination is made, compared to”.
2006—Subsec. (a)(5). Pub. L. 109–292, § 4(a)(1), inserted “and” at end of subpar. (A), in subpar. (B), struck out “at the time of application,” before “has an enrollment”, substituted “at the end of the award year immediately preceding the date of application.” for “; and”, and struck out subpar. (C) which read as follows: “provides assurances that not less than 50 percent of the institution’s Hispanic students are low-income individuals, which assurances—
“(i) may employ statistical extrapolation using appropriate data from the Bureau of the Census or other appropriate Federal or State sources; and
“(ii) the Secretary shall consider as meeting the requirements of this subparagraph, unless the Secretary determines, based on a preponderance of the evidence, that the assurances do not meet the requirements.”
Subsec. (a)(7). Pub. L. 109–292, § 4(a)(2), struck out par. (7) which defined “low-income individual”.
2004—Subsec. (a)(5)(C). Pub. L. 108–375 inserted “, which assurances—” and cls. (i) and (ii) before period at end.