Meaning of diploma mill

diplo'ma mill"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an organization claiming to be an institution of higher learning but existing for profit only and granting degrees without demanding proper qualifications of the recipients.
  2. a college or university having such a large number of students that none receives individual attention from the teachers. Also called
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