Coeducational Law and Legal Definition

Coeducational is also known as coed. A coeducational is a college or university that admits both men and women. In such a system, men and women attend the same institution or classes. It also refers to a dormitory that permits both men and women to stay. Coeducational practice of educating both men and women in the same institution is mostly prevalent in the U.S. Coeducational is also referred to as middle-sex education. The advantage of coeducation is the economic benefits gained from joint classes and the need to secure equality for women in industrial, professional, and political activities.