Getting 3-stars on your campus in Two Point Campus can be quite hard, so we understand if you're getting impatient and want to know how much longer it will take. The answer is not cut and dry, but we've given you as precise of an answer as possible, detailed below.
How quickly can I get 3-stars in Two Point Campus?
There are multiple factors that will affect how long it takes you to achieve a 3-star rating on any given campus. Factors such as increasing difficulty with higher levels, unique challenges at themed schools, as well as your own strengths in budgeting and management will affect your total amount of time.
Even with these variables, it will take you at least three in-game years. This is because of the length of time it takes the initial students who entered your school in the first year to graduate. On average, it may take you about five in-game years to get three stars.
How long does it take to finish a year in Two Point Campus?
Two Point Studios does not seem to have any official clarifications posted anywhere about how time works in Two Point Campus compared to real life. We found that while playing the game, time had an approximate passing of one day in-game being similar to a few seconds. That being said, it's not an exact one-to-one.
To give you an example, a day may have passed for your Campus, but students will technically be in one class for a week. Timing is not meant to be so literal in the game, so just keep an eye on the passage of time by receiving your monthly financial statements in your inbox on the bottom right of the screen.
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