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University and college students

alum

noun

someone who was a student at a particular high school, university, or college

alumna

noun

a woman who was a student at a particular school, college, or university

alumnus

noun

someone who was a student at a particular school, college, or university

auditor

noun

someone who goes regularly to class for a college course without asking for or receiving credit for taking the course

batchmate

noun

someone who is in the same class as you

Big Man on Campus

noun

a B.M.O.C.

bmp

abbreviation

bitmap: the last part of the name of a file that contains pictures

campus

noun

used for talking about universities or student life in general

coed

noun

a woman student at a college or university that has both men and women

dropout

noun

someone who leaves school or college without finishing their course of study

fresher

noun

a freshman

freshman

noun

a student who is in their first year at a high school or university

full-timer

noun

someone who works or studies full-time

intermediate

noun

a student, player, etc. who has not yet reached an advanced level

intern

noun

a student, or someone who has recently obtained a degree, who works in a job in order to get experience, often for low or no pay

jock

noun

a student who plays a lot of sports. This word often shows that you do not like people like this, and it is used especially by other students who do not take part in sports.

junior

noun

a student who is in the year before their last year at a university or high school

major

noun

a student who is studying a particular subject as their main subject at a college or university

man

noun

a man who has been to a particular university

old boy

noun

a man who was a student at a particular school or university

old girl

noun

a woman who was a student at a particular school or university

plebe

noun

a student in the first year at a U.S. military or naval academy

postdoc

noun

someone who is studying after they have finished a PH.D.

postgrad

noun

a postgraduate

postgraduate

noun

someone who is studying after receiving an advanced degree, such as an M.A. or a Ph.D.

postgraduate

noun

a graduate1 2

premed

noun

a student who is taking these classes

scholar

noun

someone who studies a particular subject and knows a lot about it, especially a subject that is not scientific

scholar

noun

someone who is given a scholarship to study at a particular school or university

seminarian

noun

a student who goes to a seminary

senior

noun

a student who is in the last year of high school or college

sophomore

noun

a student in the second year of college or high school

student

noun

someone who goes to school

student body

noun

all the students that go to a school

techie

noun

a student at a college or university that gives degrees in technical subjects

transfer student

noun

someone who stops studying at one university and starts studying at another

undeclared

adjective

used for describing students who have not yet chosen the main subject they want to study at a college or university

underclassman

noun

a student in the first two years of school or university

undergraduate

noun

a student who is studying for a first degree at a college or university. A student who already has a first degree is a graduate.

upperclassman

noun

a student in one of the final two years in a high school or college

a first/second/third etc. year

a student who is in their first/second/third etc. year at a school or university

protologism

a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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