junior college

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junior college:

see community collegecommunity college,
public institution of higher education. Community colleges are characterized by a two-year curriculum that leads to either the associate degree or transfer to a four-year college. The transfer program parallels the first two years of a four-year college.
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junior college

A post-high school institution which offers a 2-year program of study of a terminal nature or in preparation for continued college studies.
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For example, men are 8 percentage points less likely to go to a 4-year college and 3 percentage points less likely to go to a 2-year college than women are.
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