Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) covers the administration of the United States federal student financial aid programs.[1]

American colleges and universities are generally classified with regard to their inclusion under Title IV, such as under the U.S. Department of Education statistics.[2]

ContentEdit

Title IV was one of eight titles:

  • Title I, General Provisions;
  • Title II, Teacher Quality Enhancement;
  • Title III, Strengthening Institutions;
  • Title IV, Student Assistance;
  • Title V, Developing Institutions;
  • Title VI, International Education Programs;
  • Title VII, Graduate and Postsecondary Improvement Programs; and
  • Title VIII,Additional Programs.[3]

Title IV contains nine parts that authorize a broad array of programs and provisions to assist students and their families in gaining access to and financing a postsecondary education. Programs authorized under this title are the primary sources of federal aid supporting postsecondary education. [3].

The act is sectioned

  • A- Grants to attend establishments in approved Title IV programs. (Ten sub- sections)
  • B- Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program
  • C- Federal work-study Programs
  • D- Direct Loan program
  • E- Federal Perkins loans
  • F- Need Analysis procedures
  • G- General provisions and definitions
  • H- Role of States, accrediting and eligibility [3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Overview of HEA". Retrieved August 28, 2008.
  2. ^ "Example statistics from National Center of Education Statistics". Retrieved August 28, 2008.
  3. ^ a b c The Higher Education Act (HEA): A Primer

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