college vs university

college university

Definitions

  • 1) A non-specialized, semi-autonomous division of a university, with its own faculty, departments, library, etc.
  • 2) Australia A residential hall associated with a university, which may be independent or have its own tutors but is not involved in teaching.
  • 3) UK, in the names of private schools A secondary school.
  • 4) An institution of further education at an intermediate level (in the UK, typically teaching those aged 16 to 19); sixth form.
  • 5) loosely Any institution of higher education.
  • 6) New Zealand A high school or secondary school.
  • 7) UK, in the names of private schools A secondary school.
  • 8) loosely Any institution of higher education.
  • 9) New Zealand A high school or secondary school.
  • 10) US, New Zealand A specialized division of a university.
  • 11) US An institution of higher education teaching undergraduates and/or graduates. Nearly synonymous with university, with less emphasis on research and may, or may not, have graduate or doctoral programs.
  • 12) Australia A residential hall associated with a university, which may be independent or have its own tutors but is not involved in teaching.
  • 13) An institution for adult education at a basic or intermediate level (teaching those of any age).
  • 14) US An institution of higher education teaching undergraduates and/or graduates. Nearly synonymous with university, with less emphasis on research and may, or may not, have graduate or doctoral programs.
  • 15) US, New Zealand A specialized division of a university.
  • 16) A junior or community college.
  • 17) A body of persons having a common purpose or shared duties.
  • 18) An undergraduate division or school of a university offering courses and granting degrees in a particular field or group of fields.
  • 19) A body of clerics living together on an endowment.
  • 20) An electoral college.
  • 21) An institution for secondary education in France and certain other countries that is not supported by the state.
  • 22) A school offering special instruction in a professional or technical subject.
  • 23) The students, faculty, and administration of one of these schools or institutions.
  • 24) Chiefly British A self-governing society of scholars for study or instruction, incorporated within a university.
  • 25) Chiefly British A self-governing society of scholars for study or instruction, incorporated within a university.
  • 26) The building, buildings, or grounds where one of these schools or institutions is located.
  • 27) An institution of higher learning that grants the bachelor's degree in liberal arts or science or both.
  • 28) rare Fig.: A community.
  • 29) a term applied in Scotland to the supreme civil courts and their principal officers.
  • 30) A society of scholars or friends of learning, incorporated for study or instruction, esp. in the higher branches of knowledge.
  • 31) rare Fig.: A community.
  • 32) the college or cardinals at Rome.
  • 33) A building, or number of buildings, used by a college.
  • 34) A collection, body, or society of persons engaged in common pursuits, or having common duties and interests, and sometimes, by charter, peculiar rights and privileges.
  • 35) the body of faculty and students of a college
  • 36) a complex of buildings in which an institution of higher education is housed
  • 37) an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university
  • 38) A collection or assembly; a company.
  • 39) In Scotland, the United States, and Canada, an incorporated and endowed institution of learning of the highest grade.
  • 40) In France, an institution for secondary education, controlled by the municipality, which pays for the instruction given there, and differing from the lyceum in that the latter is supported and directed by the state. The curriculum is nearly the same in both, the college being usually modeled on the lyceum.
  • 41) The whole body of bishops of the historical church, regarded as continuing and possessing in their corporate capacity the authority of the original assembly of apostles.
  • 42) An edifice occupied by a college.
  • 43) A school or an academy of a high grade or of high pretensions.
  • 44) An organized association of men, invested with certain common powers and rights, performing certain related duties, or engaged in some common employment or pursuit; a body of colleagues; a guild; a corporation; a community: as, an ancient Roman college of priests; the college of cardinals; the Heralds' College in England; a college of physicians or surgeons.
  • 45) An endowed and incorporated community or association of students within a university. See university.
  • 46) A debtors' prison.
  • 47) A church connected with a college.
  • 48) The institution or house founded for the accommodation of such an association.

Definitions

  • 1) Institution of higher education (typically accepting students from the age of about 17 or 18, depending on country, but in some exceptional cases able to take younger students) where subjects are studied and researched in depth and degrees are offered.
  • 2) An institution for higher learning with teaching and research facilities typically including a graduate school and professional schools that award master's degrees and doctorates and an undergraduate division that awards bachelor's degrees.
  • 3) The body of students and faculty of such an institution.
  • 4) The buildings and grounds of such an institution.
  • 5) obsolete The universe; the whole.
  • 6) obsolete An association, society, guild, or corporation, esp. one capable of having and acquiring property.
  • 7) An institution organized and incorporated for the purpose of imparting instruction, examining students, and otherwise promoting education in the higher branches of literature, science, art, etc., empowered to confer degrees in the several arts and faculties, as in theology, law, medicine, music, etc. A university may exist without having any college connected with it, or it may consist of but one college, or it may comprise an assemblage of colleges established in any place, with professors for instructing students in the sciences and other branches of learning. In modern usage, a university is expected to have both an undergraduate division, granting bachelor's degrees, and a graduate division, granting master's or doctoral degrees, but there are some exceptions. In addition, a modern university typically also supports research by its faculty.
  • 8) the body of faculty and students at a university
  • 9) establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching
  • 10) a large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees
  • 11) A corporation; a gild.
  • 12) The whole; the universe.
  • 13) An association of men for the purpose of study, which confers degrees which are acknowledged as valid throughout Christendom, is endowed, and is privileged by the state in order that the people may receive intellectual guidance, and that the theoretical problems which present themselves in the development of civilization may be resolved.

Examples

  • 1) Workers building an art college outside the walled old city made the discovery last winter.
  • 2) Those who join with college or university email addresses are offered free premium membership.
  • 3) The idea was warmly welcomed and the college offered to pay for them.
  • 4) He is a former flautist and choirboy who read music at college.
  • 5) The second skill was reaching voters who felt overlooked and left behind, especially white men without a college education.
  • 6) Predictably, Democrats are now denouncing the college as an anachronism.
  • 7) Listen to the one on American college food and college funding to feel not only enlightened, but also slightly appalled.
  • 8) She doing some kind of art course at college the rest of the week.
  • 9) Other individuals and colleges are now under investigation.
  • 10) This model of university and college education influences secondary education.
  • 11) Would you expect both people to attend college if one chooses to go?
  • 12) Twice as many results were changed as a result of inquiries or complaints from schools or colleges.
  • 13) Certainly doing maths through college is the one where you get a weird look.
  • 14) It will be a specialist music college where pupils are taken out of classes for their lessons.
  • 15) How well do they transition into colleges of further education?
  • 16) You can find out about classes from your local library or college of further education.
  • 17) She will now attend a local college.
  • 18) Some are giving up their first career choice to go back to college and study law.
  • 19) The regime has since closed monastic colleges and sent member monks back to their respective villages.
  • 20) But it looked like a forlorn hope when he failed to get a place at art college.
  • 21) It was occupied for a century and is now a residential college.
  • 22) The college offers a rural setting in rolling countryside for students and employees alike to enjoy.
  • 23) If the new campus goes ahead it would probably be in partnership with another college or university.
  • 24) When you leave college, you will most likely take a job and work to support yourself.
  • 25) It's a horror comic about a college professor who gets involved in witchcraft.
  • 26) Those votes will already count in the members' part of the college.
  • 27) Your family can join the college group that's coming.
  • 28) I fail to see how a college can charge for something it did not provide.
  • 29) He was asked to leave his sixth-form college after much battling to get him to attend or do any work.
  • 30) Wasn't it enough that I and my family lived on her, that I must come to her on purpose to rile her with my talk about college -- _college!
  • 31) I have a notion -- only do not whisper such heresy within college walls -- that a college tutor must be genteel in his _college judgments_, that 'The Polite Letter
  • 32) The term "college student" comes with its own luxuries, including enjoying weekend parties, procrastinating papers until an hour before deadline no such thing at a real job!
  • 33) For instance, according to Google Insights for Search, the term "college football" is searched for about 5 times as often in Birmingham, Alabama as it is in New York City, relative to overall search traffic.
  • 34) Thomas said his approach to returning kicks, which he did in college, is simple.
  • 35) So much of time in college is extrinsic to learning.
  • 36) The quantity of seats available in college is relatively fixed (over the short-term, anyway).
  • 37) ‘Also, men and women who did not go to college after finishing high school were not included in the sample.’
  • 38) ‘The whole system here is from high school through to colleges through to the professional leagues, is all designed to develop those top 100 players.’
  • 39) ‘At college, his professors thought he was crazy to be in school because he could make a lot more money as a bricklayer.’
  • 40) ‘Private vocational colleges and high school programs have also enjoyed strong growth.’
  • 41) ‘At college Michael studied piano with a well-known teacher, Ernest Kroll.’
  • 42) ‘While more and more workers need skill on the job, not all workers need to go to college to prepare for work.’
  • 43) ‘At college he studied history and theology, then spent several years teaching in the Middle East.’
  • 44) ‘At college I studied textiles and illustration, so I married the two.’
  • 45) ‘After high school, I wanted to go to college and study business law.’
  • 46) ‘Yet, she did go to college, graduated in women's studies and history and consciously chose to become an organiser.’
  • 47) ‘For the last several years, the center has had visitors from other teacher education colleges.’
  • 48) ‘Institute work will involve the colleges of Agriculture, Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Liberal Arts and Sciences.’
  • 49) ‘The next steps are music colleges and higher educational establishments.’
  • 50) ‘This result was accomplished by granting university status to the polytechnics and to some colleges of higher education.’
  • 51) ‘The event is sponsored by the Design, Engineering and Education colleges.’
  • 52) ‘All four colleges provided training for secondary school teachers on integrated academic curricula.’
  • 53) ‘She said she had enjoyed seeing how former pupils fared at secondary school and college, and later working in jobs in the area.’
  • 54) ‘Manchester and Salford have two of the worst records in the country for sending young people on from secondary school to college.’
  • 55) ‘Beginning in fall 2005, the new program will instead give vouchers to students to spend at colleges and universities.’
  • 56) ‘Sustainable sources such as solar and hydroelectric energy are now used to power many of the university's buildings and colleges.’
  • 57) ‘Much of the mystique of Oxford lies in the ancient and beautiful buildings of the colleges of the university.’
  • 58) ‘With a few exceptions, all are students from various colleges of Delhi University and some even from schools.’
  • 59) ‘Human beings seems to be hard-wired for monarchy, from student unions to Oxford colleges to the University of Oxford.’
  • 60) ‘Students from colleges in Delhi University complain that the authorities are not willing to consider their demands for better security.’
  • 61) ‘Josephine English didn't rent a cap and gown when she heard she had graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from a Dublin college.’
  • 62) ‘The overall effect aspired to evoke the atmosphere of a Cambridge college, with some degree of success.’
  • 63) ‘Oxford Limited intends to offer colleges the opportunity to sell the items directly through the JCRs at competitive prices.’
  • 64) ‘The project will also involve Barkston spending time at the York college as part of a judging panel assisting with the design of a new foundation degree course at the college.’
  • 65) ‘This was actually a party organised by my old college, St Catherine's.’
  • 66) ‘Some private schools and colleges still reject the public school position which consists of accepting the standard of the age and teaching political correctness.’
  • 67) ‘This sort of curriculum was strongest in the private colleges and state high schools, opening for many of their pupils a pathway to the professions.’
  • 68) ‘St James's Street CBS and the Institute of Education run repeat Leaving Cert classes as do as many other public and private schools and colleges.’
  • 69) ‘The decision is followed by an earlier Supreme Court judgement that said that private schools and colleges were not free to frame their own fee structure.’
  • 70) ‘He joined SN Das Gupta college, a private college, which started coaching for KAS two years ago.’
  • 71) ‘The ex-offenders centre is only a stone's throw away from the Ursuline Convent where there is a secondary college for teenage girls.’
  • 72) ‘The possibility of the move had to be passed by Dennis's then girlfriend, Peta, who was teaching at a private college.’
  • 73) ‘Of course, as a teacher in a private college I'm living the contradiction.’
  • 74) ‘Teachers in government funded private colleges in the Punjab are on strike for a pension and gratuity scheme.’
  • 75) ‘In the meantime, the private colleges remain very active and Portobello college and Griffith college said they were pleased with the level of interest they have seen after this trip.’
  • 76) ‘Teacher John Winter said it's the second year the college has entered and got through to the finals, but this time they hope to win.’
  • 77) ‘Both schools will open as colleges in September and will work closely with primary and secondary schools and share resources with the local community.’
  • 78) ‘In the late 1990s, the government sanctioned several private colleges that emphasized business curricula.’
  • 79) ‘The event, which has been held in Manchester since 2003, is designed to celebrate the achievements of pupils in specialist arts colleges such as Turton School.’
  • 80) ‘The survey looked at students who had graduated with a degree, a diploma or a certificate from a college or university bachelor's program.’
  • 81) ‘Many colleges have degree completion programs designed to help adult learners finish what they started.’
  • 82) ‘The students hail from 35 states, and the college offers associates and bachelor of arts degrees.’
  • 83) ‘In addition, several colleges offer degree programs with on- or off-base classes.’
  • 84) ‘Nearly half of the 585,000 students who graduated from colleges, universities, and grad schools this year were women.’
  • 85) ‘The participants in this study were students at several colleges and universities.’
  • 86) ‘After her own studies, she taught in a variety of universities and colleges in America and Britain.’
  • 87) ‘While doctors have influenced world events by personal interaction, and can do so again, the involvement of our professional organisations and colleges has generally been perfunctory.’
  • 88) ‘We need to set our own house in order and should all be striving to foster working environments free of bullies, whether in our hospitals, practices, professional organisations, or colleges.’
  • 89) ‘An audit represents systematic monitoring of specific aspects of care; it is somewhat formal, being set up and organised by national colleges and regional committees.’
  • 90) ‘Scant interest has been shown in it by our governing bodies, the royal colleges, the General Medical Council, or organisations involved in patients' safety.’
  • 91) the whole college was assembled

Examples

  • 1) Now the university will guarantee students a minimum of ten hours a week contact time.
  • 2) Research at the university focuses on biomedical and scientific discovery.
  • 3) There is value in a university education that goes well beyond the wage benefit it confers.
  • 4) Some universities have built campuses overseas where they teach international students who pay higher fees.
  • 5) It recommended giving all university staff regular training in diversity.
  • 6) Many creative thinkers are now not in universities.
  • 7) The university is also aiming to increase its income by 50m and double its research profile.
  • 8) It's not the job of universities to teach adults not to be criminals.
  • 9) Some have great research universities, some don’t.
  • 10) So is a university education a bad investment?
  • 11) Universities are so keen on the extended project that many offer help to pupils undertaking it.
  • 12) Thirteen universities awarded him honorary doctor of science degrees.
  • 13) The university defended its research and academic independence yesterday.
  • 14) Universities are also getting in on the act.
  • 15) Students knew when they left university jobs were waiting.
  • 16) The old college on the hill is now a university.
  • 17) They will also be banned from university campuses and prisons.
  • 18) Saving university education departments might not look like a cause worth marching for.
  • 19) There are also four university scholarships awarded each year.
  • 20) The university also has one of the strongest research profiles in its sector.
  • 21) My first big job interview after university is coming up soon at a glossy fashion magazine.
  • 22) Now the universities to which they aspire may be available.
  • 23) The move is part of government efforts to improve the social mix on university campuses.
  • 24) It is a premiership university but some way behind the elite group of powerhouse research universities.
  • 25) Our universities should also be able to rise to that competitive challenge too.
  • 26) They begged students and university staff to put safety first and not to provoke violence as the deadline loomed.
  • 27) Years of bad schooling cannot be put right at an academic university by massaging the entry requirements or providing remedial classes.
  • 28) What is the university's academic record?
  • 29) Universities and their staff could do with a healthy dose of innovation, entrepreneurship and competition.
  • 30) Westminster is also one of the few British universities offering awards to international students.
  • 31) With its usual agility, the university was keen to confer honorary degrees on the Army leaders.
  • 32) The idea is being considered by ministers, who say that universities are keen to take on additional numbers but are blocked from doing so by stringent quotas.
  • 33) If you'd like to explore how the world of the university press world is gettin' free, try this search on Google or Yahoo along with your favorite keywords: “university press” free download site:edu .
  • 34) Craig then says that "Goethe tended to be unsympathetic toward university intellectuals with liberal views, but this was because he feared that their activities would lead neighboring princes to withdraw their subjects from the university…."
  • 35) Speaking there, Zuma said: "It (university of Zululand) used to be known as a bush university.
  • 36) But even when they are not, the popularity of the term university in a corporate setting speaks to important truths.
  • 37) There were challenges from government officials over its use of the term "university college", as it had not been granted such a status and does not have its own degree-awarding powers.
  • 38) The last time the title university college was conferred was for Buckingham university College – now the university of Buckingham – in 1976.
  • 39) One of the most elementary lessons I gathered from my macroeconomics courses in university is that the trickle-down theory and slash-and-burn approach of fiscal policy utilized by many Republicans today simply does not work.
  • 40) In its very simplest terms a university is a corporation (generally consisting of a group of schools, faculties or colleges) for the conservation, dissemination and advancement of learning.
  • 41) ‘She was also a university student studying in a really interesting course.’
  • 42) ‘We hear a lot about how much it costs a student to get a university degree in the UK these days.’
  • 43) ‘So there is a vast amount of information that's available through academic research institutes or in universities.’
  • 44) ‘At present, foreign students can only work for 90 days in universities and research institutes.’
  • 45) ‘Research in universities and agricultural institutes, as well as by the industry, has a crucial role to play.’
  • 46) ‘That means that I have passed my peak, and many students in university are passing by theirs too.’
  • 47) ‘He began his university studies in 1951 when he entered Tokyo university.’
  • 48) ‘He was born the son of a poor mill owner, and was the first in his family to go to university.’
  • 49) ‘On June 28, her daughter found out that her exam marks would qualify her for university.’
  • 50) ‘Get out and enjoy the artistic side of our often misrepresented university.’
  • 51) ‘I had three weeks left until university began and the need for one last venture overseas was becoming overwhelming.’
  • 52) ‘His holidays from university have found him up on the release site, near Pewsey, working on maintenance of the pens.’
  • 53) ‘I'm happy to be back with my family and I'm looking forward to university.’
  • 54) ‘This is alleged to be the first time in the 800 year history of that university.’
  • 55) ‘She also said that this situation is not uncommon here at this university.’
  • 56) ‘I met up with an old friend from university this morning and we are headed out for a little trip.’
  • 57) ‘At least one university is paying heed to what may be the reshaping of psychotherapy.’
  • 58) ‘You just have to remember that university is a time not only to learn about your major, but about yourself.’
  • 59) ‘The thing is, I always assumed that by the time we hit university, the drama would be left behind.’
  • 60) ‘All members of the university administration refused to comment on this issue.’
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