ma·​tric·​u·​la·​tion | \ mə-ˌtri-kyə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce matriculation (audio) \

Definition of matriculation

: the action or process or matriculating (that is, enrolling) or the state of being matriculated (as at a college or university) In those days, Catholic schools did not encourage the matriculation of non-Catholics.— Wilson J. Moses Make the matriculation of athletes subject to approval by admissions offices, which would certify that recruits are solid students and citizens …— Jerry Kirshenbaum At the suggestion of friends, Ms. Kivel decided to take a gap year—a year outside of academia between high-school graduation and college matriculation.— Toddi Gutner

First Known Use of matriculation

1557, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of matriculation was in 1557

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