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Q: How many years is an American undergraduate degree?

A: Typically, US undergraduate degrees require four years of full-time study. The academic year normally runs for nine months, with two semesters per year. 

In America, the first year of a degree is known as the Freshman year, the second as the Sophomore year, the third as the Junior year and the final as the Senior year.

Graduate degrees in America usually take one or two years to complete.