postsecondary

adjective
post·​sec·​ond·​ary | \ ˌpōst-ˈse-kən-ˌder-ē How to pronounce postsecondary (audio) \

Definition of postsecondary

: of, relating to, or being education following secondary school postsecondary education The country has a rich infrastructure of 4,500 public and private postsecondary institutions with a high regard for academic freedom.— Lee Lawrence

Examples of postsecondary in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In his executive order, Beshear directed Kentucky’s postsecondary education council to assess the school’s financial status and provide a report prior to submitting appropriation recommendations for the next biennial budget. Piper Hudspeth Blackburn And Bruce Schreiner, The Enquirer, 26 July 2021 The funds will allow the program to continue providing academic, career and financial counseling to participants and encourage them to complete postsecondary education. cleveland, 9 Aug. 2021 Lucy Melinger and Noa Zadik presented the senior class gift: A scholarship award of $2,000 to a deserving graduate to support the student’s postsecondary plans. Elizabeth Owens-schiele, chicagotribune.com, 1 June 2021 Other postsecondary programs and employers would do well to adjust their application processes accordingly. Ryan Craig, Forbes, 28 May 2021 Regent Thomas Anderson suggested the university work harder to reach prospective students of color through postsecondary enrollment options programs, which allow students to earn college credit while in high school. Ryan Faircloth, Star Tribune, 11 Feb. 2021 In his executive order, Beshear directed Kentucky’s postsecondary education council to assess the school’s financial status and provide a report prior to submitting appropriation recommendations for the next biennial budget. Piper Hudspeth Blackburn And Bruce Schreiner, The Enquirer, 26 July 2021 In his executive order, Beshear directed Kentucky’s postsecondary education council to assess the school’s financial status and provide a report prior to submitting appropriation recommendations for the next biennial budget. Piper Hudspeth Blackburn And Bruce Schreiner, The Courier-Journal, 24 July 2021 Community college is the hidden, affordable gem of America’s postsecondary educational system. Aaron Rasmussen, WSJ, 15 July 2021

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First Known Use of postsecondary

1920, in the meaning defined above

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“Postsecondary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postsecondary. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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