College

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A college (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one.wikipedia
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Academic degree

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A college may be a degree-awarding tertiary educational institution, a part of a collegiate or federal university, an institution offering vocational education or a secondary school.
An academic degree is a qualification awarded to students upon successful completion of a course of study in higher education, normally at a college or university.

University system

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A college (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one.
A university system is a set of multiple, affiliated universities and colleges that are usually geographically distributed.

Collegiate university

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A college may be a degree-awarding tertiary educational institution, a part of a collegiate or federal university, an institution offering vocational education or a secondary school. In higher education, a college is normally a provider that does not hold university status, although it can also refer to a constituent part of a collegiate or federal university or a grouping of academic faculties or departments within a university.
A collegiate university is a university in which functions are divided between a central administration and a number of constituent colleges.

Liberal arts college

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a liberal arts college, an independent institution of higher education focusing on undergraduate education, such as Williams College or Amherst College
A liberal arts college or liberal arts institution of higher education is a college with an emphasis on undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences.

Junior college

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In Singapore and India, this is known as a junior college.
A junior college is a post-secondary educational institution designed to prepare students for either skilled trades or for additional education at another college with more advanced academic material.

University college

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Referring to parts of a university, there are residential colleges which provide residence for students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, called university colleges.
In a number of countries, a university college is a college institution that provides tertiary education but does not have full or independent university status.

Affiliated school

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The term "college" also applies to distinct entities within a university (usually referred to as "federated colleges" or "affiliated colleges"), similar to the residential colleges in the United Kingdom.
While a university may have one or several affiliated colleges, it is not necessarily a collegiate university, which is a union or federation of semi-autonomous colleges.

University of Toronto

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For example, Trinity College was once an independent institution, but later became federated with the University of Toronto, and is now one of its residential colleges (though it remains a degree-granting institution through its Faculty of Divinity).
As a collegiate university, it comprises eleven colleges, which differ in character and history, each with substantial autonomy on financial and institutional affairs.

Bachelor's degree

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These are post-secondary institutions granting certificates, diplomas, associate's degree, and in some cases bachelor's degrees.
Universities, colleges, and institutions of higher learning provide the bachelor's degree, called 'haksa' .

St. John's College, University of Hong Kong

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In Hong Kong, the term 'college' is used by tertiary institutions as either part of their names or to refer to a constituent part of the university, such as the colleges in the collegiate The Chinese University of Hong Kong; or to a residence hall of a university, such as St. John's College, University of Hong Kong.
St. John’s College is an Anglican college affiliated to the University of Hong Kong, which provides accommodation to undergraduates and postgraduates.

Tertiary education

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A college may be a degree-awarding tertiary educational institution, a part of a collegiate or federal university, an institution offering vocational education or a secondary school. These are post-secondary institutions granting certificates, diplomas, associate's degree, and in some cases bachelor's degrees.
After going to Elementary school (French: École maternelle), Primary school (French: École primaire), College (French: Collège), and Lycee (French: Lycée), a student may go to university, but may also retire at that point.

New South Wales

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In New South Wales, some high schools, especially multi-campus schools resulting from mergers, are known as "secondary colleges".
A secondary school, usually called a "high school", provides education from years 7 to 12. Secondary colleges are secondary schools which only cater for years 11 and 12.

Collegiate institute

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In a number of Canadian cities, many government-run secondary schools are called "collegiates" or "collegiate institutes" (C.I.), a complicated form of the word "college" which avoids the usual "post-secondary" connotation.
Collegiate institutes in the United States were, for the most part, colleges, and even the first name of Yale University when founded in 1701 was a similar-sounding Collegiate School.

Faculty (division)

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In higher education, a college is normally a provider that does not hold university status, although it can also refer to a constituent part of a collegiate or federal university or a grouping of academic faculties or departments within a university.
A faculty is a division within a university or college comprising one subject area, or a number of related subject areas.

Australian Capital Territory

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In Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory, "college" refers to the final two years of high school (years 11 and 12), and the institutions which provide this.
The ACT public education system schooling is normally split up into Pre-School, Primary School (K-6), High School (7–10) and College (11–12) followed by studies at university or CIT (Canberra Institute of Technology).

Newcastle College

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Traditionally the distinction between colleges and universities was that colleges did not award degrees while universities did, but this is no longer the case with NCG having gained taught degree awarding powers (the same as some universities) on behalf of its colleges, and many of the colleges of the University of London holding full degree awarding powers and being effectively universities.
Newcastle College is a Further Education and Higher Education college in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the North East of England.

University of the Highlands and Islands

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The legal status of these colleges also varies widely, with University of London colleges being independent corporations and recognised bodies, Oxbridge colleges, colleges of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) and some Durham colleges being independent corporations and listed bodies, most Durham colleges being owned by the university but still listed bodies, and those of other collegiate universities not having formal recognition.
The University of the Highlands and Islands (Oilthigh na Gàidhealtachd agus nan Eilean) is a tertiary university composed of Academic Partners which are the 13 colleges and research institutions in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland delivering higher education.

AMA Computer University

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In the Philippines, colleges usually refer to institutions of learning that grant degrees but whose scholastic fields are not as diverse as that of a university (University of Santo Tomas, University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, Far Eastern University, and AMA University), such as the San Beda College which specializes in law, AMA Computer College whose campuses are spread all over the Philippines which specializes in information and computing technologies, and the Mapúa Institute of Technology which specializes in engineering, or to component units within universities that do not grant degrees but rather facilitate the instruction of a particular field, such as a College of Science and College of Engineering, among many other colleges of the University of the Philippines.
The Philippine Commission on Higher Education (CHED) did not accredit other AMA campuses to use the title "University" and only permitted to use the title of "College" or "Institute" as these campuses have not met the requirements needed by the Philippine academic regulatory body.

Royal Military College of Canada

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The Royal Military College of Canada, a full-fledged degree-granting university, does not follow the naming convention used by the rest of the country, nor does its sister school Royal Military College Saint-Jean or the now closed Royal Roads Military College.

Secondary education

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Presently in Portugal, the term colégio (college) is normally used as a generic reference to a private (non-government) school that provides from basic to secondary education.
Secondary schools may be called high schools, academies, gymnasiums, lyceums, middle schools, upper schools, colleges, sixth-form colleges, vocational schools, or preparatory schools, and the exact meaning of any of these varies among the countries.

Associate degree

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These are post-secondary institutions granting certificates, diplomas, associate's degree, and in some cases bachelor's degrees.
In the United States, associate degrees are usually earned in two years or more and can be attained at community colleges, technical colleges, vocational schools, and some colleges, as well as at some universities.

Graduate school

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Often, these are entirely undergraduate institutions, although some have graduate school programs.
At the Ph.D. level, though, it is quite common to take courses from a wider range of study, for which some fixed portion of coursework, sometimes known as a residency, is typically required to be taken from outside the department and college of the degree-seeking candidate, to broaden the research abilities of the student.

Latin

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A college (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one.

Educational institution

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A college (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one.
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Vocational education

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A college may be a degree-awarding tertiary educational institution, a part of a collegiate or federal university, an institution offering vocational education or a secondary school.