state college


Definition of state college

: a college that is financially supported by a state government, often specializes in a branch of technical or professional education, and often forms part of the state university

Examples of state college in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Farrant, who runs a Christian ministry with her husband, won 34% of the vote and Daniels, a state college administrator, won 27.5%. Leslie Postal, Orlando Sentinel, 23 Aug. 2022 This suggests to him that even though tuition for in-state students has been frozen for a decade, a state college education is increasingly out of reach for some. Kelly Meyerhofer, Journal Sentinel, 15 Aug. 2022 The law does not allow betting on in-state college games except during tournaments, like during March Madness. Will Yakowicz, Forbes, 11 Aug. 2022 The compromise reached on in-state college exclusions exists in several other states. Michael Silverman,, 1 Aug. 2022 With the draft shortened to 20 rounds, several more state college players could be signed as free agents over the next few days. Dom Amore, Hartford Courant, 19 July 2022 An intra-state college football rivalry just got a unique twist. Paul Gattis |, al, 25 Apr. 2022 Average in-state college tuition last year cost more than $10,000, and the average private college charged $37,000 a year. Bianca VÁzquez Toness, Chron, 25 Aug. 2022 No bets taken on in-state college games and in-state teams when playing out of state (exceptions for tournament play). Michael Silverman,, 2 Aug. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of state college

1806, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of state college was in 1806

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“State college.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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State College geographical name

Definition of State College

borough in central Pennsylvania northeast of Altoona population 42,034

Note: The main campus of Pennsylvania State University is located in State College.

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