day student

noun

: a student who attends regular classes at a college or preparatory school but does not live at the institution

Examples of day student in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to the school’s website, tuition ranges from about $18,000 for day students to $73,000 for international boarding students. Jean Marbella, Baltimore Sun, 20 Feb. 2024 Those admitted can choose to attend either as day students or residential students, staying in a supervised, dorm-like facility across the street from their classrooms at the General Electric Building in Midtown East. Vogue, 26 Apr. 2024 Shafik testified before Congress about the school's response to antisemitism last Wednesday, the day students set up the encampment. Rachel Treisman, NPR, 23 Apr. 2024 Tuesday was the first day students were back on campus since the report, and San Diego police had extra patrols on hand at the school. Teri Figueroa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Jan. 2024 An Oscars watch party is being planned for Browning High, where on a recent day students in Kickingwoman’s Blackfoot class were practicing their own acting skills through a game of Blackfoot-language charades. Karin Brulliard, Washington Post, 27 Jan. 2024 Tuition ranges from $37,300 for day students to $70,800 for international boarders. Mark Zeigler, San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 Nov. 2023 The school teaches both day students and boarding school students who live in dormitories. Shawn Nottingham, CNN, 31 July 2023 Statistics bear out that today’s boarding school students succeed at significantly higher rates than even day students at private schools. Gerald Bradshaw, Chicago Tribune, 22 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of day student was in 1883

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“Day student.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/day%20student. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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