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## What does 3 units mean in college?

A unit represents approximately three hours of work per week. Thus a 3 unit course will probably require 9 hours of work per week, a 5 unit course will require 15 hours per week, and so forth. Of course, the actual hours may vary somewhat from class to class and student to student.

## How many credits is a unit in college?

Unit Definition and Limits

The conversion from credits to units was made assuming that 1 unit = 3.5 credits/ semester hours. This means, for conversion and transfer purposes: 1-credit courses will be equal to .29 units. 2-credit courses will be equal to .57 units.

## How many units are in a college year?

15 units

## How many units is a full time student?

15 units