Definitions for "Open university"
Any university with an open admissions policy.
If you are not a matriculated student (i.e. not accepted as a regular SDSU student) you may take courses, on a space available basis, during fall and spring semesters through the College of Extended Studies Open University. These units do not count as residence units.
a British university that is open to people without formal academic qualifications and where teaching is by correspondence or broadcasting or summer school