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University vs. Campus

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The main difference between University and Campus is that the University is a academic institution for further education and Campus is a land on which a college or university and related institutional buildings are situated.

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  • University (noun)

    Institution of higher education (typically accepting students from the age of about 17 or 18, depending on country, but in some exceptional cases able to take younger students) where subjects are studied and researched in depth and degrees are offered.

    "The only reason why I haven't gone to university is because I can't afford it."

  • Campus (noun)

    The grounds or property of a school, college, university, business, church, or hospital, often understood to include buildings and other structures.

    "The campus is sixty hectares in size."

  • Campus (noun)

    An institution of higher education and its ambiance.

    "During the late 1960s, many an American campus was in a state of turmoil."

  • Campus (verb)

    To confine to campus as a punishment.

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  • University (noun)

    The universe; the whole.

  • University (noun)

    An association, society, guild, or corporation, esp. one capable of having and acquiring property.

  • University (noun)

    An institution organized and incorporated for the purpose of imparting instruction, examining students, and otherwise promoting education in the higher branches of literature, science, art, etc., empowered to confer degrees in the several arts and faculties, as in theology, law, medicine, music, etc. A university may exist without having any college connected with it, or it may consist of but one college, or it may comprise an assemblage of colleges established in any place, with professors for instructing students in the sciences and other branches of learning. In modern usage, a university is expected to have both an undergraduate division, granting bachelor's degrees, and a graduate division, granting master's or doctoral degrees, but there are some exceptions. In addition, a modern university typically also supports research by its faculty

  • Campus (noun)

    The principal grounds of a college or school, between the buildings or within the main inclosure; as, the college campus.

  • Campus (noun)

    a college or university.

  • Campus (noun)

    a division of a university with its own buildings and a separate faculty, especially one separated geographically from other divisiona, but sharing top administration with other units of the university; as, the Newark campus of Rutgers.

  • Campus (noun)

    higher education considered as a whole; as, the financial effects of research cutbacks on the campus.

  • Campus (noun)

    a business site with pleasant landscaping; as, the Squibb research campus at Princeton.

Webster Dictionary
  • University (noun)

    the body of faculty and students at a university

  • University (noun)

    establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching

  • University (noun)

    a large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees

  • Campus (noun)

    a field on which the buildings of a university are situated

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