1862 Institution Law and Legal Definition

According to 7 USCS § 7601 (Title 7, Agriculture; Chapter 103, Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform), the term "1862 Institution" means “a college or university eligible to receive funds under the Act of July 2, 1862 (12 Stat. 503, chapter 130; 7 U.S.C. 301 et seq.).”