Definitions for "Public Institution"
An institution that us supported in whole or in part from public funds and is the responsibility if a governmental unit it over which a governmental unit exercises administrative control.
a charity that is also a school authority, public college, university, hospital authority, or local authority determined to be a municipality
A school that uses taxpayers dollars to help subsidize education costs. Public schools are often a good value for in-state residents and tend to be larger than most private colleges.