day student


Definition of day student

: 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 These are values that are core to the mission and purpose of a college, and they should be taught starting the first day students arrive on campus. Greg Lukianoff, National Review, "Against Conservative Pessimism about Free Speech on Campus," 1 July 2019 Tuition for day students is more than $24,000 per year, while tuition for boarding students can reach more than $58,000 annually. Ashley Remkus |,, "5 former Alabama private school employees accused of sexual misconduct," 18 June 2019 According to the Health Museum website, day students, who commute from their homes to the Health Museum for activities, pay $950, while overnight students, who are housed on the Rice University campus, pay $1350 to participate in the program. Alex Park, Houston Chronicle, "Youths explore medicine at Global Teen Medical Summit," 13 July 2018 Freyer is assigned to Arrowhead full time on days students are in school. Alec Johnson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "For the first time, the Pewaukee School District will soon have an armed school resource officer on campus," 21 May 2018 Tuition for day students was around $25,000 a year. Rachel Dissell,, "Montessori High School at University Circle slated to close," 10 May 2018 As the school’s admissions director explains during a trip to China to interview applicants, Fryeburg, which has both boarding and day students, depends on the tuition paid by the parents of foreign students. New York Times, "Review: ‘Maineland’ Considers America With Help From Chinese Students," 14 Mar. 2018 The last of the victims, Martin Duque, a soccer-loving freshman, was laid to rest Sunday, the same day students returned to campus for a brief orientation. The Washington Post,, "Two weeks after Valentine's Day massacre, students return to class at Florida high school," 28 Feb. 2018 About 500 are expected to live in dormitories, and the rest will be day students. Nick Anderson, Washington Post, "Private school with global ambition to open in D.C. and China in 2019," 7 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of day student

1883, in the meaning defined above

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“Day student.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 9 December 2019.

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