What are the differences between university, institute, academy, college, conservatory, seminary and school?
Oxford / Cambridge University
The Royal Academy of Dance
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
University College School (where Daniel Jones studied the English Phonetics)
Weinburg College of Arts and Sciences of Northwestern University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Harvard Business School
Westminster Theological Seminary
It is said that college may have different meanings in the UK and US. In the UK, a college could refer to a middle school, while in the US, a college is usually a place where a student receives his or her university eduction.
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