What is baccalaureate and what does baccalaureate mean? Read about the definition and meaning of baccalaureate


  1. A baccalaureate is the name for a bachelor’s degree
  2. Name of a religious service held at an educational institution, usually on the Sunday before commencement day

Etymology & Origin of baccalaureate

First coined circa 1615. From the Latin word baccalaureātus