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junior college

n.
An educational institution offering a two-year course that is generally the equivalent of the first two years of a four-year undergraduate course.

junior college

n
1. (Education) an educational establishment providing a two-year course that either terminates with an associate degree or is the equivalent of the freshman and sophomore years of a four-year undergraduate course
2. (Education) the junior section of a college or university

jun′ior col′lege


n.
a collegiate institution offering courses only through the first two years of college instruction and granting an associate's degree or a certificate of title.
[1895–1900, Amer.]

junior college

A college that provides a two-year course equivalent to the first two years of a four-year undergraduate course.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.junior college - a college that offers only the first two years terminating in an associate degree
college - an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university
community college - a nonresidential junior college offering a curriculum fitted to the needs of the community
normal school, teachers college - a two-year school for training elementary teachers
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