Undecided about whether to attend a college or university? Not sure what the difference is?
What is the difference between college and university?
Undecided about whether to attend a college or university? Not sure what the difference is? Most people believe that a university education is far superior to that of a college. We tend to think that university graduates are set for life and are surprised to see some struggle to find employment while their college counterparts find work almost immediately. In terms of South African law, private higher education institutions (sometimes called colleges) are not allowed to call themselves universities even though they can offer all of the same qualifications including degrees and even though the registration and accreditation of the two are the same. So what is the difference and how should you decide which is best for you? A major differentiator is that universities get a subsidy from the government while private colleges do not.
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