A college in the United States is an educational institution at the high school and university level.
In Denmark, college corresponds to what we know as basic education, bachelor's degree or an intermediate education.
In the US, the 3-4 years are divided into 2 parts.
Here, there is usually associated housing for students and really much is gathered around a College.
Sports, study, dining, shopping, a stadium and a host of other facilities often make a college feel like a city in itself.