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American River College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$13,622 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
N/A tuition
$10,862 off campus room & board
$1,656 books and supplies
$1,104 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$19,718 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,096 tuition
$10,862 off campus room & board
$1,656 books and supplies
$1,104 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

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Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 21.5% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 8.61% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,800 77%
Federal Grant Aid $4,421 59%
Pell Grants $4,323 59%
Other Federal Grants $497 12%
Institution Grant Aid - 0%
State Grant Aid $1,409 76%
Student Loans $5,644 10%
Federal Loans $5,565 10%
Other Loans $9,000 0%

Merit Aid Available

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 2
Financial aid deadline: June 30
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
4700 College Oak Dr
Sacramento, CA 95841-4286
(916) 484-8011
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $46
Out of State $254


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Cristal from Winton, CA
  • Jun-29-2015 I am a current student here

    This community college is extremely affordable and the education here is top notch. To get more out of your money's worth, try to apply for the BOG waiver. If you qualify, your enrollment fees will be waived.

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  • 5
  • Mitchell
  • Oct-17-2014 I am a current student here

    fast food locations located nearby. McDonalds, Burger King, Taco Bell nearby in addition to a 99 cents store.

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  • 5
  • Rebecca from Rancho Cordova, CA
  • May-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Community college is exponentially cheaper than CSU or UC. With course work that can lead you directly to the more expensive schools later on, it is definitely worth the money to start out at American River College. With all the new developments they made (a new Student Center and a refurbished Library and they are working on refurbishing the Theatre), it's a great looking school without having to pay extra for the good view.

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