open admission

noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Community colleges typically have open admission and are comparatively cheap or even free. Jon Marcus, BostonGlobe.com, 24 Jan. 2023 Some schools are open admission, meaning all applicants are accepted (i.e., community colleges and some state schools). Leslie Goldman, Parents, 22 Jan. 2023 Unfortunately, the Santa Rosa County Animal Services, an open admission shelter, was already at capacity when the intake of 80 dogs arrived at their doors. Kelli Bender, PEOPLE.com, 25 Mar. 2022 In September, the Mizoram government ordered schools to open admission to Chin refugees. Fahad Shah, The Christian Science Monitor, 11 Feb. 2022 That's an open admission that the Republican filibuster of a debt ceiling hike is all for show. Joel Mathis, The Week, 6 Oct. 2021 That is, open admission to the cadet academies and officer ranks to Jews. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, National Review, 13 Oct. 2021 The open admission charter school, which serves students from prekindergarten through eighth grade, fired Nesser after he was reported to the police. Ramon Antonio Vargas | Staff Writer, NOLA.com, 11 Nov. 2020 For instance, at four-year colleges with open admissions – that is, an institution where just about anyone who applies gets in – only 31% of students who first enrolled full-time in 2011 graduated within six years. Jeremy Wright-kim, The Conversation, 21 Feb. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of open admission was in 1900

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“Open admission.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open%20admission. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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