junior college

noun
1.
a collegiate institution offering courses only through the first one or two years of college instruction and granting a certificate of title instead of a degree.
2.
a division of a college, university, or university system offering general courses during the first two years of instruction or fulfilling administrative duties applicable to freshmen and sophomores.

Origin:
1895–1900, Americanism

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junior college
 
n
1.  an educational establishment providing a two-year course that either terminates with an associate degree or is the equivalent of the freshman and sophomore years of a four-year undergraduate course
2.  the junior section of a college or university

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Example sentences
With state budget cuts even junior college costs are skyrocketing.
He dropped out of high school and barely made junior college.
Pat's jobs as a telephone operator, a bank janitor, and a typist helped to pay
  for her tuition at a junior college.
Some college football programs frown on recruiting junior college prospects.
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