Once an institution has demonstrated that it meets all Title IV eligibility criteria, it must enter into a program participation agreement (PPA) in order to receive and pay out Federal student financial assistance. The PPA defines the terms and conditions that the institution must meet to begin and continue participation in the Title IV programs.
Merging Data to Facilitate Analyses (New Directions for Institutional Research)
See also top list entry for Institutional Eligibility, subtopic Proprietary (for-profit) institution of higher education
Laws (e.g., non-discrimination) in addition to the Higher Education Act covered by compliance with the PPA