Community college

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A community college is a type of educational institution.

CEGEP

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Even when speaking in English, people often refer to all colleges as Cégeps, however the term is an acronym more correctly applied specifically to the French-language public system: Collège d'enseignement général et professionnel (CEGEP); in English: College of General and Vocational Education.
Although they may occasionally be compared to junior colleges or community colleges, CEGEPs differ in that a Diploma of College Studies (or Diplôme d'études collégiales, DEC) is required for university admission in Quebec, unless a student enters as a mature student, which typically means a minimum age of 21, with other requirements.

Associate degree

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In addition to graduate degrees, universities generally grant Associate's degrees and Bachelor's degrees, but in some regions and/or courses of study, colleges and universities collaborate so college students can earn transfer credits toward undergraduate university 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.

Malaysian Qualifications Framework

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At the moment, most community colleges award qualifications up to Level 3 in the Malaysian Qualifications Framework (Certificate 3) in both the Skills sector (Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia or the Malaysian Skills Certificate) as well as the Vocational and Training sector but the number of community colleges that are starting to award Level 4 qualifications (Diploma) are increasing.
These courses are usually delivered by community colleges, polytechnics, and accredited private providers.

J. Noah Brown

In 2011, Brown was asked by the Rowman & Littlefield publishing company to author a book about the past, present, and future of community colleges.

United States

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In the United States, community colleges, sometimes called junior colleges, technical colleges, two-year colleges, or city colleges, are primarily two-year public institutions providing lower-level tertiary education, also known as continuing education.
The majority of the world's top universities listed by different ranking organizations are in the U.S. There are also local community colleges with generally more open admission policies, shorter academic programs, and lower tuition.

Academic degree

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In other parts of Canada the term advanced degree is used to indicate a 3- or 4-year college program.
Some schools, mostly junior colleges and community colleges and some four-year schools, offer an associate degree for two full years of study.

American Association of Community Colleges

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The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), headquartered in the National Center for Higher Education building in Washington, D.C., is the primary advocacy organization for community colleges at the national level and works closely with directors of state offices to inform and affect state policy.

Community College Review

Community College Review is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering research and commentary on community colleges.

Institute of technology

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In the United States, community colleges, sometimes called junior colleges, technical colleges, two-year colleges, or city colleges, are primarily two-year public institutions providing lower-level tertiary education, also known as continuing education.
The Portuguese polytechnics can then be compared to the US community colleges.

Junior college

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In the United States, community colleges, sometimes called junior colleges, technical colleges, two-year colleges, or city colleges, are primarily two-year public institutions providing lower-level tertiary education, also known as continuing education.

Local colleges and universities (Philippines)

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The forerunner of local colleges and universities or LCUs are the community schools which usually function as elementary or secondary schools at daytime and, toward the end of the day, convert into a community college.

Community College Research Center

Community College Research Center (CCRC)
CCRC launched in 1996 with a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to provide a research foundation for the improvement of the nation’s 1,100 community colleges.

College transfer

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The term usually refers to a higher educational institution that provides workforce education and college transfer academic programs.

Technical and further education

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Equivalent to the American notion of community colleges are Tertiary and Further Education colleges or TAFEs; these are institutions regulated mostly at state and territory level.

Australian Qualifications Framework

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Certificate courses I to IV, diplomas and advanced diplomas are typically offered, the latter deemed equivalent to an undergraduate qualification, albeit typically in more vocational areas.

Canada

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In Canada, colleges are adult educational institutions that provide higher education and tertiary education, and grant certificates and diplomas.

Higher education

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In Canada, colleges are adult educational institutions that provide higher education and tertiary education, and grant certificates and diplomas.

Tertiary education

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In the United States, community colleges, sometimes called junior colleges, technical colleges, two-year colleges, or city colleges, are primarily two-year public institutions providing lower-level tertiary education, also known as continuing education. In Canada, colleges are adult educational institutions that provide higher education and tertiary education, and grant certificates and diplomas.

Academic certificate

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In Canada, colleges are adult educational institutions that provide higher education and tertiary education, and grant certificates and diplomas.

Diploma

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In Canada, colleges are adult educational institutions that provide higher education and tertiary education, and grant certificates and diplomas.

Canadian federalism

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Each province has its own educational system, as prescribed by the Canadian federalism model of governance.