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Postsecondary Options Vocabulary List
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schooling after high school that includes programs at technical colleges, community colleges, and four-year colleges.
An academic record; an official record of grades earned during a high school career
fees paid for instruction, especially for postsecondary education.
Room and Board
the money you spend at college for your dormitory and eating expense
of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes
of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization
A degree that generally takes two years of study and is awarded by a community, junior, or buisiness college.
An academic degree which usually takes four years to earn and is awarded by a college or university.
a student in a college or university who has not yet earned a bachelor's degree
additional education after a four-year college.
Private College or University
school that receives only a small amount of ongoing government support, tuition is usually higher, but so is the aid that is offered.
Public College or University
school partially funded by a state or local government, often called a state school or city college/university.
a postsecondary school that offers career training, or preparation for a four-year college. (Also called a two-year college.)
General Education Requirements
A group of courses all students enrolled at a college must take in addition to major requirements.
courses that are not required in the basic core of your major, but are taken as additional credits that apply to your overall total of courses/credits necessary for graduation
a position in which a recent graduate receives on-the-job training and classroom instruction, sometimes with pay.
the number of students who are currently attending a particular college or university.
scholarships, grants, loans, and other assistance programs that help pay for tuition and other postsecondary school expenses
an official paper stating that you have completed a course of study or passed an examination
a person taking 12 or more credit hours
official approval of a program after a school has met specific requirements.
potential or future students at a college or university.
A set of rules established by each college for a student to be
the department at a college or university that oversees the application and acceptance process.
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery - you must have a minimum score on the to be in the military.
Trade or Technical School
a postsecondary school that offers instruction and training in a skill or trade. Examples: plumbing or cosmetology.
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