junior college


Definition of junior college

: an educational institution that offers two years of studies corresponding to those in the first two years of a four-year college and that often offers technical, vocational, and liberal studies to the adults of a community

Examples of junior college in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thomas first had to make the cultural adjustment from junior college to Utah, and also learn the offense. Nathan Baird, cleveland, 29 Dec. 2021 The Jaguars have 10 public commitments thus far for Kane Wommack’s first full recruiting class, nine from high school players and one from junior college. Creg Stephenson | Cstephenson@al.com, al, 15 Dec. 2021 Williams, who arrived from Alabama via junior college, swatted away a critical fourth-down pass in the final period and made three stops. Chris Solari, Detroit Free Press, 15 Nov. 2021 That moment started a journey that would take Jones, after putting together tape from a total of eight high school games, through junior college, to Middle Tennessee State and, finally, the Miami Dolphins. David Furones, sun-sentinel.com, 3 Sep. 2021 Dickey, who had already used two years of eligibility in junior college, chose to follow through with his decision to attend Stanford. Ann Killion, SFChronicle.com, 23 Jan. 2021 Hockman left and spent one season in junior college before joining the Wolfpack. Maya Ellison, orlandosentinel.com, 13 Nov. 2020 Utah State could add a few more players from the transfer portal or junior college over the holidays, according to Anderson. The Salt Lake Tribune, 15 Dec. 2021 Aaron Rodgers played a few years before the wideout arrived), helping the football team to an undefeated season and junior college national title in 2008. Billy Kobin, The Courier-Journal, 10 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of junior college

1899, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jan 2022

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“Junior college.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/junior%20college. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of junior college

: a school that has two years of studies similar to those in the first two years of a four-year college

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