community college


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community college

n.
A junior college without residential facilities that is often funded by the government.

community college

n
1. (Education) Brit another term for village college
2. (Education) chiefly US and Canadian a nonresidential college offering two-year courses of study
3. (Education) NZ an adult education college with trade classes

commu′nity col′lege


n.
a nonresidential junior college supported in part by local government funds.
[1945–50, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.community college - a nonresidential junior college offering a curriculum fitted to the needs of the community
junior college - a college that offers only the first two years terminating in an associate degree
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There are now 50 community college districts in Texas, with 74 campuses and four technical colleges with two extension centers.
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Consequently, the two-year, community college option, with an average annual cost of $2,076, is becoming the predominant one for poor students of color.
Community College Week (2000:18) indicates that 65% of all community colleges teachers are part time.
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The intent is to give more flexibility to community college districts to acquire already constructed buildings, said Deborah Harmon, legislative advocate from McCallum Group, a Sacramento-based lobbying firm.

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