Educational institution

An educational institution is a place where people of different ages gain an education, including preschools, childcare, primary-elementary schools, secondary-high schools, and universities. They provide a large variety of learning environments and learning spaces.[1][2]

Types of educational institution

Types of educational institution include:

Early childhood



Further and higher education

  • Academy
  • College
  • Career college
  • Community college
  • Junior college
  • Liberal arts college
  • Madrasah
  • Residential college
  • Sixth form college
  • Technical college or Institute of Technology
  • University college
  • Graduate school
  • Institute of technology (Polytechnic)
  • University
  • Corporate university
  • International university
  • Local university
  • Jamiah
  • Medieval university
  • Nizamiyya
  • Private university
  • Public university
  • Yeshiva
  • Seminary

See also

  • Lists of schools
  • Lists of universities and colleges


  1. "educational institution - Dictionary Definition". Retrieved 2017-07-17.
  2. "educational institution". Retrieved 2017-07-17.
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