Definition of intercollegiate in English:



North American
  • Existing or conducted between colleges or universities.

    ‘intercollegiate sports’
    • ‘It recommends the establishment of an independent institute for intercollegiate athletics.’
    • ‘His death caused the abolition of intercollegiate boxing as a major sport.’
    • ‘Exposure during intercollegiate sports and military training was also calculated to the nearest hour.’
    • ‘The sharp increase in the number of men's intercollegiate sports that have been dropped over the past 30 years is cited to prove the case.’
    • ‘Over this 10-year period, approximately 6000 athletes were involved in intercollegiate athletics at the University of Minnesota.’
    • ‘Three finalists were on campus this week to interview for the director of intercollegiate athletics position, following a two-month search process.’
    • ‘Such an expectation is silly, at least absent evidence that male and female interest in participating in intercollegiate sports is equal.’
    • ‘It is noteworthy, that their grades are higher during those semesters in which they are actively participating in intercollegiate athletics.’
    • ‘They are also skeptical about intercollegiate athletics and campus activities related to distance learning.’
    • ‘The closest he gets to the sports scene nowadays is covering intercollegiate athletics for the University newspaper.’
    • ‘He explicitly asks why universities should conduct intercollegiate athletics in the first place.’
    • ‘These range from intercollegiate athletics to veterinary medicine.’
    • ‘Of particular concern, Carter says, is a dramatic increase in the amount of money going into intercollegiate sports.’
    • ‘Even with record revenue flowing in, including new streams from cable channels exclusively covering college sports, most intercollegiate athletic programs lose money.’
    • ‘Data were collected from intercollegiate athletes at five universities during the Fall 2000 semester.’
    • ‘Topics span career services, partying behavior, intergroup relations, student health, resident life, academic counseling and intercollegiate athletics.’
    • ‘The success of women's sport, and particularly intercollegiate basketball, brings with it other issues stemming from the corrupting effects of success and money.’
    • ‘Briggs won back-to-back national intercollegiate titles and captained Harvard his senior year to a national title.’
    • ‘Iowa State's intercollegiate athletics received NCAA certification in May.’
    • ‘When we speak of intercollegiate sports, it is important to note that they have become so diverse that we must first group them into categories.’