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

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ARC is a public college located in North Highlands, California in the Sacramento Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,116 undergraduate students. The ARC acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Police and Criminal Science, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Social Science Research Methods. Graduating 28% 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  

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
$7,089 / 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
$4,484 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
87%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
27:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 153 responses
44%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 153 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 153 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
13
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
5
Online Associates Programs
8
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    19%
  • On Campus
    65%
  • Online
    17%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,116 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
25,149
Undergrads Over 25
30%
Pell Grant
45%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 3 responses
  • Approachable
    67%
  • Stressed
    33%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
28%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
74%
National
83%

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