Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who matriculates or is a candidate for matriculation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A candidate for matriculation; one who applies for enrolment among the members of a body, as a student in a college or university; an entrant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who has matriculated or been registered on a list or roll, usually at a school.

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Examples

  • Given that so many young fiction-writers and poets begin writing in high school, this polling suggests that the average MFA matriculant has likely been writing for a decade or more.

    Seth Abramson: Six More Myths About the Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts

  • Given that so many young fiction-writers and poets begin writing in high school, this polling suggests that the average MFA matriculant has likely been writing for a decade or more.

    Seth Abramson: Six More Myths About the Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts

  • Nowadays the blase 18-year-old matriculant is already conferring with an advisor about his or her study-abroad year in Istanbul by the end of fall quarter in the freshman year.

    Bill Sweetland: Education in Chicago: Wringing The Passion Out Of Higher Learning

  • A simply classic Kill Face with expertly flared nostrils and key lighting creating the illusion of bat wings for this bloodsucking matriculant.

    Get your Kill Face on!

  • Being a horror geek, I think that horror naturally belongs to me and people like me, people who own many black tee shirts and at least one articulated monster figure and can tell you where Stephen King jumped the shark and recite dialogue from BLOOD FEAST (1963), THE WICKER MAN (1973), CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST (1980) or RE-ANIMATOR (1985) as reflexively as a Baylor matriculant can quote Scripture.

    Big money horror: who cares?

  • Liu Dagang, 27, remembers paying his college's Communist Party secretary $120 -- a large sum for a rural matriculant -- to ensure that he would get a proper job after graduation.

    Diplomas For Dollars

  • Joining the team as an observer would be a Willowmore matriculant who had been selected for a departmental bursary to study medicine in

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • And in the 1990s, a virtually identical 170-point gap could be found between the credentials of the median white matriculant and the median black — a gap that reached from the most elite schools to the smallest regional schools (ironically, only the historically black law schools were exempt from this pattern).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Affirmative Action in Law Schools, Pt.1

  • Whether you're a potential MFA student, current matriculant, graduate, or instructor, you'll likely be interested in Gianmarc Manzione's essay, "MFA: What the Skeptics Don't Want You to Know."

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Whether you're a potential MFA student, current matriculant, graduate, or instructor, you'll likely be interested in Gianmarc Manzione's essay, "MFA: What the Skeptics Don't Want You to Know."

    MFA Material

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