institution of higher learning

noun phrase

: a college or university

Examples of institution of higher learning in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In any event, the Wolverines, under Jim Harbaugh, are being investigated by the NCAA’s carabinieri for what, if true, would leave a totally unnecessary black eye on the face of a fine institution of higher learning. Nick Canepa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Nov. 2023 Eventually, that school, then called the Daytona Literary and Industrial Training School for Negro Girls— would become an accredited institution of higher learning known as Bethune-Cookman College and later Bethune-Cookman University, according to the school’s website on its historical roots. Melissa Noel, Essence, 3 Oct. 2023 The first Catholic institution of higher learning, Georgetown. Rachel Hatzipanagos, Washington Post, 10 July 2023

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“Institution of higher learning.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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