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state university

noun

Simple Definition of state university

  • : a university that is owned and run by one of the states of the U.S. as part of the state's public educational system

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of state university

  1. :  a university maintained and administered by one of the states of the United States as part of the state public educational system

1785

First Known Use of state university

1785


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