College that offers programs (usually two years or less for full-time students) leading to certificates or associate's degrees. These programs prepare students for immediate employment or for transfer to a college or university offering bachelor's degrees. The Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana campuses form Indiana's community college system.
lower division institution which offers university parallel transfer programs which culminate in the award of Associate of Arts or Associate in Science degrees as well as "Career" or "applied" programs to prepare students for occupational, technical, or paraprofessional employment. The Applied programs, varying in length, culminate in certificates, diplomas, or Associate in Applied Science degrees.
A two-year traditional school, offering programs leading to the Associate's degree and, typically, many noncredit courses in arts, crafts, and vocational fields for community members not interested in a degree. Also called junior college.
A comprehensive institution of higher education offering programs of instruction generally extending not more than two years beyond high school level. The programs normally include, but are not limited to, general education, liberal arts and sciences, continuing adult education, preparatory programs, and special training programs to meet the economic needs of the region in which the college is located, and other services to meet the cultural and educational needs of the region.
A post-secondary institution which provides entry-level college education. Community colleges are generally characterized by open admissions policies (anyone can attend) and a wide range of offerings, including two-year degrees, transferable degrees, vocational training, certificate courses, and community and continuing education.
This type of college offers a degree after the completion of two years of full-time study. They frequently offer technical programs that prepare you for immediate entry into the job market. Many people also attend community and junior colleges to prepare and save money so that they can transfer to a four-year university. Transfer Programs basic freshman- and sophomore-level courses, with credits you can transfer to a four-year college toward an eventual bachelor's degree. In addition, community college students who complete about 60 hours and meet certain requirements may receive an associate in arts degree from the community college. Terminal Programs - offer education in technical fields, such as nursing, cosmetology or airframe mechanics, that culminate in a certificate (one-year programs) or an associate in applied sciences degree (two-year programs). Students who complete these programs move directly into the job market, although some fields first require licensing examinations.
A college offering a two-year rather than a four-year program of study. These colleges sometimes offer vocational programs as well as the first two years of a four-year college program. The student in the vocational program usually goes directly into a vocation after graduation, while the student in the academic program often transfers to a four-year college.
A college offering two-year courses. A community college offers courses for people who do not wish to be in a full-time, four-year degree program. Community colleges are part of the state's university system.
A post-secondary institution that offers diplomas and certificates. The primary functions of most community colleges are to respond the training needs of business, industry, the public service sector, and the educational needs of vocationally oriented secondary school graduates and adults.
Also known as "junior" or "two-year" college. These schools provide college courses for recent high school graduates and adults in their communities. Community colleges generally have fewer admissions requirements than four-year instiutions and courses typically cost less than comparable courses at four-year schools. Most community colleges award two-year associates degrees, though some are now awarding bachelors. Many students use community college as a springboard to a four-year college or university.
A two-year college, also referred to as a junior college. Anyone who is 18 years old or holds a high school diploma (or equivalent) is eligible to attend a community college. Students can transfer from community colleges to either the CSU or UC systems. (Ed Source)
A non-university post-secondary educational institution offering programs related to liberal arts, technical and trades training (including pre-apprentice and in-school technical training for apprentices).
Also known as a "two-year college," a community college grants associate degrees for transfer to four-year institutions or for career preparation. Community colleges usually offer flexible class schedules with smaller class sizes. They are known as open door institutions because performance standards (standardized test scores or combination of class rank and grade point average) are not required for admission. Examples of Oklahoma community colleges include Murray State College in Tishomingo and Rose State College in Midwest City.
A community college is a two-year institution of higher education. Course offerings generally include a transfer curriculum with credits transferable toward a bachelor's degree at a four-year university, and an occupational or technical curriculum with courses of study designed to prepare students for employment in two years.
A two-year college offering both vocational and academic programs, many leading to an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree. Many community colleges facilitate transferring to a four-year school. Community colleges are state, county or city-funded.
A commonly used term for a public 2-year institution, which provides 2-year programs that lead to a certificate or an associate's degree or that fulfill part of the requirements for a bachelor's degree or higher at a 4-year institution.
College that offers programs (usually two years or less for full-time students) leading to certificates or associate's degrees. These programs prepare students for immediate employment or for transfer to a college or university offering bachelor's degrees. Indiana's community college is Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana.
In Canada and the United States, a community college, sometimes called a technical college, county college, junior college or a city college, is an educational institution providing higher education and lower-level tertiary education, granting certificates, diplomas, and Associates' degrees. The name derives from the fact that community colleges primarily attract and accept students from the local community, and are often supported by the local community through property taxes.
Community College Station is an MBTA station on the Orange Line, located in Charlestown, Massachusetts (a neighborhood of Boston) near the intersection of Rutherford Avenue and Austin Street. It lies underneath the ramps of Interstate 93 only a few blocks north of its entrance to the Big Dig via the Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge.