higher education

noun
education beyond high school, specifically that provided by colleges and graduate schools, and professional schools.
Also called higher learning.


Origin:
1865–70

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higher education
 
n
education and training at colleges, universities, polytechnics, etc

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  developing world.
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The price of leadership continues to rise in higher education, particularly in
  terms of presidential pay at public universities.
Their primary purpose: to provide traditional higher education.
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