Thing > Organization > EducationalOrganization > CollegeOrUniversity

A college, university, or other third-level educational institution.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from EducationalOrganization
alumni Person Alumni of educational organization.
Inverse property: alumniOf.
Properties from Organization
address PostalAddress Physical address of the item.
aggregateRating AggregateRating The overall rating, based on a collection of reviews or ratings, of the item.
brand Organization  or
Brand 
The brand(s) associated with a product or service, or the brand(s) maintained by an organization or business person.
contactPoint ContactPoint A contact point for a person or organization. Supersedes contactPoints.
department Organization A relationship between an organization and a department of that organization, also described as an organization (allowing different urls, logos, opening hours). For example: a store with a pharmacy, or a bakery with a cafe.
dissolutionDate Date The date that this organization was dissolved.
duns Text The Dun & Bradstreet DUNS number for identifying an organization or business person.
email Text Email address.
employee Person Someone working for this organization. Supersedes employees.
event Event Upcoming or past event associated with this place, organization, or action. Supersedes events.
faxNumber Text The fax number.
founder Person A person who founded this organization. Supersedes founders.
foundingDate Date The date that this organization was founded.
foundingLocation Place The place where the Organization was founded.
globalLocationNumber Text The Global Location Number (GLN, sometimes also referred to as International Location Number or ILN) of the respective organization, person, or place. The GLN is a 13-digit number used to identify parties and physical locations.
hasPOS Place Points-of-Sales operated by the organization or person.
interactionCount Text A count of a specific user interactions with this item—for example, 20 UserLikes, 5 UserComments, or 300 UserDownloads. The user interaction type should be one of the sub types of UserInteraction.
isicV4 Text The International Standard of Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC), Revision 4 code for a particular organization, business person, or place.
legalName Text The official name of the organization, e.g. the registered company name.
location PostalAddress  or
Place 
The location of the event, organization or action.
logo ImageObject  or
URL 
An associated logo.
makesOffer Offer A pointer to products or services offered by the organization or person.
member Organization  or
Person 
A member of an Organization or a ProgramMembership. Organizations can be members of organizations; ProgramMembership is typically for individuals. Supersedes members, musicGroupMember.
Inverse property: memberOf.
memberOf Organization  or
ProgramMembership 
An Organization (or ProgramMembership) to which this Person or Organization belongs.
Inverse property: member.
naics Text The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for a particular organization or business person.
owns OwnershipInfo  or
Product 
Products owned by the organization or person.
producer Person The person or organization who produced the work (e.g. music album, movie, tv/radio series etc.).
review Review A review of the item. Supersedes reviews.
seeks Demand A pointer to products or services sought by the organization or person (demand).
subOrganization Organization A relationship between two organizations where the first includes the second, e.g., as a subsidiary. See also: the more specific 'department' property.
taxID Text The Tax / Fiscal ID of the organization or person, e.g. the TIN in the US or the CIF/NIF in Spain.
telephone Text The telephone number.
vatID Text The Value-added Tax ID of the organization or person.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A short description of the item.
image URL  or
ImageObject 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.


Examples

A JSON example of an OrganizationRole being used to qualify
the 'alumni' property. Note that we use startDate to indicate
when the alumni situation began, which was the date of leaving
the organization.
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/CollegeOrUniversity">
  <span itemprop="name">University of Cambridge</span>
  <link itemprop="sameAs" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Cambridge"/>
  <div itemprop="alumni" itemscope
        itemtype="http://schema.org/OrganizationRole">
    <div itemprop="alumni" itemscope
            itemtype="http://schema.org/Person">
      <span itemprop="name">Delia Derbyshire</span>
      <link itemprop="sameAs" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delia_Derbyshire"/>
    </div>
    <span itemprop="startDate">1959</span>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="CollegeOrUniversity">
    <span property="name">University of Cambridge</span>
  <link property="sameAs" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Cambridge"/>
  <div property="alumni" typeof="OrganizationRole">
    <div property="alumni" typeof="Person">
      <span property="name">Delia Derbyshire</span>
      <link property="sameAs" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delia_Derbyshire"/>
    </div>
    <span property="startDate">1959</span>
</div>
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  "alumni": {
    "@type": "OrganizationRole",
    "alumni": {
      "@type": "Person",
       "name": "Delia Derbyshire",
      "sameAs": "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delia_Derbyshire"
    },
    "startDate": "1959"
  }
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A JSON example of an OrganizationRole being used to qualify
the 'alumniOf' property (which is inverseOf 'alumni').
Note that we use startDate to indicate when the alumniOf
situation began, which was the date of leaving the organization.
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Person">
  <span itemprop="name">Delia Derbyshire</span>
  <link itemprop="sameAs" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delia_Derbyshire"/>
  <div itemprop="alumniOf" itemscope
        itemtype="http://schema.org/OrganizationRole">
    <div itemprop="alumniOf" itemscope
            itemtype="http://schema.org/CollegeOrUniversity">
      <span itemprop="name">University of Cambridge</span>
      <link itemprop="sameAs" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Cambridge"/>
    </div>
    <span itemprop="startDate">1959</span>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="Person">
  <span property="name">Delia Derbyshire</span>
  <link property="sameAs" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delia_Derbyshire"/>
  <div property="alumniOf" typeof="OrganizationRole">
    <div property="alumniOf" typeof="CollegeOrUniversity">
      <span property="name">University of Cambridge</span>
      <link property="sameAs" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Cambridge"/>
    </div>
    <span property="startDate">1959</span>
</div>
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   "alumniOf": {
     "@type": "OrganizationRole",
     "alumniOf": {
       "@type": "CollegeOrUniversity",
       "name": "University of Cambridge",
       "sameAs": "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Cambridge"
    },
    "startDate": "1959"
  }
}
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