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academic a teacher at a college or university. [1/4 definitions]
adult education a noncredit course of study for adults that offers instruction in a variety of subjects, typically offered by a university or college extension or by a community-based organization.
affirmative action a policy or program, supported by U. S. government regulations, to give equal opportunity in employment, college admissions, and the like to those considered previously disadvantaged, such as women and certain racial minority groups.
alma mater the school, college, or university at which one has studied. [2 definitions]
applicant one who applies for something such as a job, college admission, or financial aid.
associate professor a college or university professor ranking above an assistant professor and below a full professor.
audit to attend (a course at a school or college) for no credit. [1/4 definitions]
auditor one who attends a school or college course for no credit. [1/3 definitions]
bachelor a person who has earned a four-year college degree. [1/2 definitions]
blue book in the United States, a blank, blue-covered notebook used during college examinations. [1/3 definitions]
bursar a person who is responsible for monetary matters, esp. at a college or university; treasurer.
campus the grounds of a school, college, or university.
cardinalate the College of Cardinals in the Roman Catholic Church. [1/2 definitions]
classmate a person in the same class at a college or school.
classroom a room where classes are held in a college, school, or training facility.
coed (informal) a woman attending a school, esp. a college, that admits both sexes. [1/2 definitions]
Coll. abbreviation of "College," a school or institution of higher learning, usu. providing education in general studies or liberal arts (used in a proper name).
collegian someone who attends or has recently graduated from college.
collegiate pertaining to a college or college students.
common (pl.) a large dining hall, as at a college. [1/9 definitions]
community college a junior college primarily serving, and often funded by, its local community.