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An University is an institution for higher learning with teaching and research facilities made up of a Graduate School and other Professional Schools that award Master's degrees and Doctorates and an Undergraduate division that awards Bachelor's degrees. Most Universities require four (4) years to attain a Bachelor's degree, an additional two (2) years to attain a Master's degree and another year ot two to attain a Doctorate. These time frames are general and can vary according to how many hours a student undertakes in each semester or quarter and the field of study in which they are enrolled. (I personally know one fellow who took ten (10) years to earn his Pharmacy degree which normally takes five (5) years to earn. Of course, after he earned that degree, he went into the insurance business. Go figure.) A Community/Junior College is an institution for higher learning that offers Associate's degrees. The general length of time to earn an Associate's degree is two (2) years. Some fields of study offered by Community/Junior Colleges can be completed in a year or less. Many, if not all, credits earned at a Community/Junior college may be transfered to a Senior College or an University. Note: Since good athletes are not necessarily good students, a current trend in College athletics is to have prospective football and Basketball players who are academically ineligible to play for a College or University attend a Community/Junior College to bolster their GPA to the point that they can obtain admission to a Senior College or University. Some Community/Junior College Football or basketball teams are capable of defeating Senior College or University teams although they do not actually play those teams.

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