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American River College
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  • 2 Year
  • SACRAMENTO, CA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Since March 2020, the majority of ARC classes and services have been online. The Fall 2021 semester will have more in-person offerings and most student support services will return (at least partially) to in person. These changes are predicated on continued positive trends in public health conditions and the reduction and elimination of state/local COVID-19 mitigation measures. Learn More

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Safety
    grade A
  5. Student Life
    grade B minus
  6. Location
    grade B minus

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ARC is a public college located in North Highlands, California in the Sacramento Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,989 undergraduate students. The ARC acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Social Science Research Methods, and Natural Sciences. Graduating 34% of students, ARC alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $23,200.

About

4700 COLLEGE OAK DR
SACRAMENTO, CA 95841
Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference
No data available  

American River College Rankings

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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$7,523 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,148 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 153 responses
45%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 154 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 154 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    34%
  • On Campus
    38%
  • Online
    28%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,989 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
20,433
Undergrads Over 25
47%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
1%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 3 responses
  • Approachable
    100%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
34%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
74%
National
83%

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