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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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Hyderabad: About a million junior college students in Telangana will now have to study a new compulsory subject - the Telugu language.
Khalid bin Yahya al-Far'ee, Head of the Education and Scientific Research Committee at Majlis AShura, a 1992 graduate of junior colleges for teachers, delivered a speech on behalf of the graduates during which he thanked the Ministry of Higher Education for this initiative.
East Mississippi won the last two National Junior College Athletic Association national championships.
The junior colleges experienced tremendous growth, however.
However, there is a chance that the external environments surrounding the college, which is a junior college with a single academic discipline, will change drastically owing to the changes in the government administration over child rearing in view of countermeasures to the falling birthrate and the discussions over the longer teacher training course.
Athletic programming is a particularly relevant conversation in private junior colleges since many of these institutions have historically struggled to remain viable.
One of the factors which has been suggested to be helpful is attendance at a two year or junior college. Little research has been done however to support the claims that attendance at a two-year college increases the success of students with learning disabilities.
Schools that may not have considered them when they were high school athletes will give such students a much closer "look" if they perform successfully at the junior college level.
Reports advocating for federal aid for junior colleges indicated that the cost of conviction alone for youth crime in 1933 was $258 million (Cortright 1934, 422).
For their part, junior colleges recognized the practical advantages of inviting geographically proximate senior college and university partners to complete the baccalaureate option.
Hence Japan's 686 universities and junior colleges are in competition with one another, each vying to attract new first-year students from a dwindling pool.

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