American River College

Sacramento, CA, USA
3.18 Average Rating
American River College is a community college located in Foothill Farms, CA. ARC is one of the largest community colleges in the state by enrollment. Many students enroll to transfer to a four-year institution such as UC Davis or CSU Sacramento. Favored academic programs include police and criminal science, liberal arts and humanities, and social sciences.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 2 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
96%

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
31,858
Total Number of Undergrads
31,858
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
0
100
28%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
27:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$7,329
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$1,104
Out-of-State Tuition
$8,208
Students Receiving Financial Aid
75%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,618
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
54%
46%
Student Organizations
50
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Sacramento
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Seattle
Portland
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$32,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.18 Average Rating
American River College is a diverse college campus, where making friends is easy. This community college offers many various courses, and sections, so chances of getting a class are better. Of the three Los Rios Colleges, American River is central and has the biggest campus, with a newly remodeled library and cafeteria, and a huge Learning Resources Center for students to use.
Vrushali from Sacramento, CA
If you are looking for a college that has automotive, electrician and welding, this college is for you. American River College has a lot of courses in automotive technology that are some of the best in California. There are a lot of young students at American River College, some of them are still in high school and are taking college courses for prerequisites to enter a university.
John from Sacramento, CA

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