An example of a university is the University of California at Berkeley.
The only reason why I haven't gone to university is because I can't afford it.
Origin of university
- Middle English universite from Old French from Medieval Latin ūniversitās from Latin the whole, a corporate body from ūniversus whole universe
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English, "institution of higher learning," "body of persons constituting a university," from Anglo-Norman universitÃ©, from Old French universitei, from Medieval Latin stem of universitas, in juridical and Late Latin "A number of persons associated into one body, a society, company, community, guild, corporation, etc.," in Latin, "the whole, aggregate," from universus (“whole, entire")