Definition of state university in English:

state university

Syllabification: state u·ni·ver·si·ty

noun

  • A university managed by the public authorities of a particular US state.
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    • The cost to the student is as much as one-third less for tuition and fees, and the cost to taxpayers is one-half less for producing a baccalaureate degree at a community college versus a state university.
    • Two days later I'm told, I get a call from the state university, and the state university says, we have a problem.
    • Back then, the public looked on the state university as a treasure, even though only a privileged few actually attended college.

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