educational institution

Definitions of educational institution
  1. noun
    an institution dedicated to education
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    preschool
    an educational institution for children too young for elementary school
    school
    an educational institution
    school
    an educational institution's faculty and students
    college
    an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university
    university
    a large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees
    academy
    a school for special training
    correspondence school
    a school that teaches nonresident students by mail
    crammer
    a special school where students are crammed
    dancing school
    a school in which students learn to dance
    direct-grant school
    formerly a school that charged tuition fees and also received government grants in return for admitting certain non-paying students who were nominated by the local authorities
    driving school
    a school where people are taught to drive automobiles
    business college
    a school for teaching the clerical aspects of business and commerce
    finishing school
    a private school for girls that emphasizes training in cultural and social activities
    flying school
    a school for teaching students to fly airplanes
    junior college
    a college that offers only the first two years terminating in an associate degree
    grad school, graduate school
    a school in a university offering study leading to degrees beyond the bachelor's degree
    language school
    a school for teaching foreign languages
    nursing school, school of nursing
    a school for training nurses
    religious school
    a school run by a religious body
    riding school
    a school where horsemanship is taught and practiced
    Gymnasium, lycee, lyceum, middle school, secondary school
    a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
    secretarial school
    a school where secretarial skills (typing and shorthand and filing etc) are taught
    tech, technical school
    a school teaching mechanical and industrial arts and the applied sciences
    training college
    a school providing training for a special field or profession
    training school
    a school providing practical vocational and technical training
    multiversity
    a university system having several separate campuses and colleges and research centers
    Open University
    a British university that is open to people without formal academic qualifications and where teaching is by correspondence or broadcasting or summer school
    veterinary school
    a school teaching veterinary medicine
    conservatory
    the faculty and students of a school specializing in one of the fine arts
    alma mater
    your alma mater is a school you graduated from
    public school
    a tuition free school in the United States supported by taxes and controlled by a school board
    private school
    a school established and controlled privately and supported by endowment and tuition
    dance school
    a school where students are taught to dance
    day school
    a school giving instruction during the daytime
    night school
    a school that holds classes in the evenings for students who cannot attend during the day
    kindergarten
    a preschool for children age 4 to 6 to prepare them for primary school
    nursery school
    a small preschool for small children
    play group, playschool
    a small informal nursery group meeting for half-day sessions
    Sabbath school, Sunday school
    school meeting on Sundays for religious instruction
    elementary school, grade school, grammar school, primary school
    a school for young children; usually the first 6 or 8 grades
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    establishment, institution
    an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
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