junior college

junior college
noun Date: 1899 an educational institution that offers two years of studies corresponding to those in the first two years of a four-year college and that often offers technical, vocational, and liberal studies to the adults of a community

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • junior college — noun count or uncount a college in the U.S. where students can study practical subjects, learn study skills, or follow a two year course of study that prepares them to enter a university: COMMUNITY COLLEGE: I m taking some classes at a junior… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • junior college — n [U and C] a college in the US or Canada where students take a course of study that continues for two years = ↑community college …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • junior college — ☆ junior college n. a school offering courses for two years beyond high school, either as the first two years of a standard four year college program or as a complete career training program resulting in a certificate or an associate degree …   English World dictionary

  • Junior college — The term junior college refers to different educational institutions in different countries.IndiaIn India, most states provide schooling through grade 12. Maharashtra and Karnataka however, have a system of junior colleges. After taking the 10th… …   Wikipedia

  • junior college — 1. a collegiate institution offering courses only through the first one or two years of college instruction and granting a certificate of title instead of a degree. 2. a division of a college, university, or university system offering general… …   Universalium

  • junior college — noun a college that offers only the first two years terminating in an associate degree • Hypernyms: ↑college • Hyponyms: ↑community college, ↑normal school, ↑teachers college * * * noun, pl ⋯ leges [count] US : a school that has two years of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • junior college — o community college Institución educativa que imparte programas de hasta dos años de duración, y que entrega instrucción académica, técnica y vocacional a nivel de college (colegio universitario), con énfasis en la preparación de carreras… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • junior college — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms junior college : singular junior college plural junior colleges a college in the US where students can study practical subjects, learn how to study, or prepare for university …   English dictionary

  • Junior college — Le terme junior college s applique à différentes institutions d éducation, dans différents pays, notamment en Inde, aux États Unis, au Japon et à Singapour. À Singapour, un Junior College (JC) est équivalent à un collège en sixième au Royaume Uni …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Junior College — Système éducatif des États Unis d Amérique Le Système éducatif des États Unis d’Amérique est décentralisé, la plupart des décisions sur les programmes et sur le financement étant prises par des instances locales : les school boards. Les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • junior college — Synonyms and related words: academe, academia, alma mater, college, college of engineering, community college, degree granting institution, four year college, graduate school, institute of technology, ivied halls, journalism school, law school,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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