Definition of higher learning in English:

higher learning

Syllabification: high·er learn·ing

noun

  • Education and learning at the college or university level.
    More example sentences
    • In addition, our colleges and universities are increasingly devoted not to higher learning but to remedial education.
    • There are at least twenty-five institutes of higher learning, including six universities.
    • Because of her achievements in education, nearly every institute of higher learning in the state has a building named in her honor.

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