(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. school, academy, university, seminary, institute; junior college; finishing or preparatory school; association, guild. See party.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. institute, professional school, university, community college, liberal arts college, teachers college, junior college, four-year college, state college, privately endowed college, denominational college, alma mater, seminary, conservatory, polytechnic, lyceum, hall; see also school 1 , university .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
university, school, academy, institution, institute of higher learning, seminary, alma mater, *halls of ivy, vocational school, polytechnic, graduate school, campus. ''[Where one]
may learn the 'principles' of salesmanship from a Ph.D. who has never sold anything, or the principles' of marketing from a Ph.D. who has never marketed anything.''—Abraham Flexner. ''A place where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.''—Robert Ingersoll.
advanced degree: postgraduate degree, master's, doctorate
advanced studies after graduation: postgraduate work
agricultural college: cow college
brotherhood: fraternity
charge for instruction: tuition
course: major, minor, elective
dining hall: refectory
exams: midterms, finals
general knowledge studies: liberal arts
girl: coed
graduate: alumnus
graduates: alumni
graduate ‘‘with great praise’’ or honors: magna cum laude
graduate ‘‘with highest praise’’ or highest honors: summa cum laude
graduation ceremony: commencement
grounds: campus, quad, quadrangle
half year: semester
housing: dorm, dormitory
leave of absence, professor’s: sabbatical
official: dean, regent, provost, registrar
permanence of position granted to professor: tenure
president: chancellor, prexy
relating to: collegiate
sisterhood: sorority
student: freshman, *frosh; sophomore; junior; senior
teacher: professor
treasurer: bursar

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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