College study

Do I have to study at college
before university or can I be
accepted to university right after
high school?

8 Answers

  1. Universities offer master’s and PhD degrees in addition to bachelor’s while colleges only offer the latter.
    Therefore – no, you don’t.
    These two institution types are similar, with a few differences, like universities admit non-traditional applicants and offer more programs.

    Karin W Karin W Answered
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  2. In case if (I suppose) you’re from the UK, the difference is significant. If you want to go to university after a GCSE, the answer is no. If you are looking for options other than college, you can do A-levels at 6th form.
    Anyway, just look through the university website, they always mention their requirements for applicants.

    Iriny Iriny Answered
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  3. The answer depends on your planned major. In some fields, universities demand such results that cannot be achieved at school.
    Actually, you didn’t tell much about yourself, so I cannot answer precisely.

    Melany Melany Answered
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  4. Usually, colleges are parts of universities, so when you apply, check if your college is connected to a university before you apply.
    Also, check if your program is recognized by that university.

    Andy Warhol Andy Warhol Answered
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  5. College = university in the US.

    Anen Anen Answered
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  6. College and university are synonyms in the USA. Ask anyone, nobody knows the difference.

    Writing doctor Writing doctor Answered
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  7. College and university are different things in the US.

    Sachiko Yusimo Sachiko Yusimo Answered
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  8. The answer is yes, you can. Colleges are often parts of universities (at least, in the UK), but sometimes they are a chain between high school and university.

    Lucy Evans Lucy Evans Answered
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