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How Long Will It Take Me to Finish?

There is no simple answer to this question. It is basically up to you on when you will finish. Avatar Learning is self-paced, open ended and non-degreed, so the time required is determined by your career goals and the test out limits of the college you will be getting your degree from. There are currently 29,000 accredited colleges and universities in the country that will accept some amount of testing out of their college curriculum. Most will allow up to half of the degree requirements to be met this way. So for a 2 year degree, 1 year of course work can be tested out and for a four year up to 2 years can be. Keep in mind that there are some colleges that are more restricted and even a few that allow more. Also, some school policies might be different depending on which degree you are pursuing. For this reason it is strongly recommended that you contact your selected college or university and ask them what they will accept then check our course offerings and see how many are available.

How Long
Here at Avatar Virtual Learning each subject is broken down into logical sections. Most courses have between 5 to 10 sections that are estimated to take a student approximately 6 hours to master the material. Of course some might take more or less depending on your previous familiarity with the subject matter. The average student with a full time job and normal schedule can usually comfortably complete one section each week. An average 2 year degree requires 60 semester credits (20 classes). With the assumption that half of them can be tested out that are 10 subject courses you can take here at Avatar for free. At one section a week that is approximately a little over a year of your time.

The real benefit of a program like Avatar is not in the time it takes but in the financial savings. Testing out of just one class can save between $500 and $2500. According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2016–2017 school year was $33,480 at private colleges, $9,650 for state residents at public colleges, and $24,930 for out-of-state residents attending public universities. This would be the savings from testing out of just one year of college.