college

noun
ADJECTIVE
community, local
private, public (AmE), state (esp. AmE)
Christian, Ivy League, junior, liberal arts (all AmE)
City Technology College (abbreviated to CTC), further education (abbreviated to FE college), sixth-form, tertiary, tutorial (all BrE)
university (esp. BrE)
military, police, secretarial, teachers (AmE), teacher-training (BrE), technical, training (esp. BrE)
agricultural, art, music, sports, veterinary
Bible (AmE), theological (esp. BrE)
VERB + COLLEGE
attend, go to
enter, start
forgo (AmE), skip
drop out of, flunk out of (AmE), quit (AmE)
finish, graduate (AmE), graduate from, leave

After graduating (from) college, I landed a job in marketing.

COLLEGE + VERB
offer sth, run sth

The college runs a course for would-be arts administrators.

attract sb
employ sb
graduate sb (AmE)

The college graduated 50 students last year.

COLLEGE + NOUN
administrator, faculty (AmE), lecturer (esp. BrE), professor (esp. AmE), staff, teacher

the college staff (= all the people who work there) (BrE)

the college staff (= all the people who work there apart from those who teach) (AmE)

chancellor (esp. AmE), dean, president (AmE), principal (BrE)
boy, dropout, girl (esp. AmE), graduate, kid (informal), student
freshman (esp. AmE), junior (AmE), senior (AmE), sophomore (AmE)
buddy (informal), mate (BrE, informal), room-mate
fraternity (AmE)
building, campus
chapel, library, room
accommodation (BrE), dorm (AmE, informal), dormitory (AmE)
class (AmE), course, degree, education
credits (AmE)
admissions, application, enrolment/enrollment
graduation

college graduation exercises (AmE)

fees (BrE), tuition (AmE)
loan
life
athletics (AmE), sports
basketball, football, etc.
bookstore (esp. AmE)
team
PREPOSITION
at college

She's away at college in Virginia.

I got interested in politics when I was at college. (BrE)

in college

Not all the lecturers are in college at any one time. (BrE)

I got interested in politics when I was in college. (AmE)

to college

He's hoping to go to college next year.

college of

a college of education


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
(of persons engaged in common pursuits), , , , , / (of the highest class) /


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