Proprietary Educational Institution Law and Legal Definition

According to 38 CFR 21.4200 [Title 38 -- Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief; Chapter I -- Department Of Veterans Affairs; Part 21 -- Vocational Rehabilitation And Education; Subpart D -- Administration Of Educational Assistance Programs; Schools], proprietary educational institution (including a proprietary profit or proprietary nonprofit educational institution) means “an educational institution that:

(1) Is not a public educational institution;

(2) Is in a State; and

(3) Is legally authorized to offer a program of education in the State where the educational institution is physically located.”