noncollege

adjective
non·col·lege | \ˌnän-ˈkä-lij \

Definition of noncollege 

: not of, relating to, or associated with a college a noncollege group noncollege graduates [=people who are not college graduates]

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How could a noncollege track be made more attractive? Oren Cass, WSJ, "Not Everyone Should Go to College," 17 May 2018 In 1991, 27% of good jobs open to noncollege workers were in manufacturing; by 2015, the proportion had fallen to 16%; that share may fall further as employers reduce labor costs through globalization and automation. Lauren Weber, WSJ, "Where to Find a $35,000 Job—Without a Degree," 26 July 2017 In 1991, 27% of good jobs open to noncollege workers were in manufacturing Lauren Weber, WSJ, "Where to Find a $35,000 Job—Without a Degree," 26 July 2017 Only 27% of noncollege whites favor a total repeal of ObamaCare. William A. Galston, WSJ, "Trump’s Tanking Approval Numbers," 16 May 2017

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1858, in the meaning defined above

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