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    College vs University

    What is the difference between college and University? The usage of these 2 words is it the same both in American and British English?

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    Re: College vs University

    A college can be a part of a university, but the reverse is not true.

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    Re: College vs University

    Is this the only difference? For example can we do postgraduate studies in colleges? or If I had a classmate from an undergraduate course, would I say; we were friends from the college or university.?


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    Re: College vs University

    I think that university is a name for many colleges that are gathering in one area

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    Re: College vs University

    Quote Originally Posted by LwyrFirat View Post
    Is this the only difference? For example can we do postgraduate studies in colleges?
    In a word, yes.

    Quote Originally Posted by LwyrFirat View Post
    Or If I had a classmate from an undergraduate course, would I say; we were friends from the college or university.?
    You could use either one.

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