external degree

noun

Definition of external degree

: a degree conferred on a student who has not attended the university but has passed the qualifying examination

First Known Use of external degree

1928, in the meaning defined above

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“External degree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/external%20degree. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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