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WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A COLLEGE AND A UNIVERSITY?

The terms, college and university, are used interchangeably and mean the same thing in the U.S. As a general rule, colleges tend to be smaller and usually offer only undergraduate degrees, while a university also offers graduate degrees. Within each college or university you will find schools, such as school of arts and sciences or the school of business.


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