postsecondary

[ pohst-sek-uhn-der-ee ]
/ ˈpoʊstˈsɛk ənˌdɛr i /

adjective

of or relating to education beyond high school: She completed her postsecondary education at a two-year college.

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Origin of postsecondary

First recorded in 1920–25; post- + secondary
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for postsecondary

  • A third problem was the intense competition for places in higher education and other postsecondary institutions.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • Between secondary and higher technical schools fall the advanced technicums, which function on a postsecondary level.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole