American River College
- 2 Year
- SACRAMENTO, CA
American River College Reviews
Rating 3.77 out of 5 1,475 reviews
I have been going to American River college for 1 semester and I have liked my overall experience ranging from classes to professors, but 1 thing I would change is help from the school. It’s extremely hard to get help around campus when it comes to financial aid
I was nervous walking into a new community however the diversity and inclusion was one of the best parts of the school. Not only were the professors and staff very hands on and look for students best interest, they make sure their communication is clear and easy to reach.
There is lots of diversity in terms of race and ethnicity, but none in terms of religious or political affiliation. The teachers all have somewhat the same ideologies, and assume that students do too. In general the teachers are qualified and teach well, but I've never felt included because of the differences that they put such a high emphasis on. The classes have an average amount of rigour, and there are many opportunities to get academic assistance. I'm glad that I am a student at ARC, but I cannot ignore the negatives that it has.
My over all experience with American river college was very amazing at first it started off as only going to class online but when I got to go in person it was one of the best experiences ever. All the councilors were amazing as well helping us if we had problems with our schedules.
So far it’s been going pretty well. I’m getting help from other student and counselors and even my professors when I need the help. I can’t wait to finish my 2 years of college and transfer to a university. I haven’t made up my mind where I want to transfer too but I will soon.
The counselors guide the students on the best route to finish with an undergraduate degree to transfer to a 4 year college. There are more than enough courses for students to get into. Very flexible schedule.
American River College opened the doors to so many opportunities. As a struggling student from a tough upbringing, moving to a town they don’t even know, ARC helped me in ways that I will be forever grateful for <3
I've never felt so welcomed and confident at a campus before ARC. All the staff/professors are so kind and helpful and I see such a bright future from here on out at ARC. The community I've built here is so refreshing and I genuinely love my school.
American River College is truly a place not only to get your education completed, but a place where you can find community. The professors are truly wonderful, always willing to meet a student half way and come up with a plan for any student to succeed. Also compared to many colleges, American River offers a many classes that are not available elsewhere, and also most classes are transferable to a 4 year university.
I took five courses online at American River College recently. I was able to complete my AA and move on to a degree completion program for my BA and Credential. The counselors worked with me and I really enjoyed some of the teachers there who encouraged me to do the work to complete the classes. Even though I took my courses online, I felt like my instructors really cared about me and my fellow students. Previously, about ten years or more ago, I took in person classes at American River College. I think my experience most recently as an online student has been the most effective for me, even with my full time job and being a single mom.
My name is nya stephens. I major in fashion design at American river college. One thing I loved about this college is that it helped me build my career for fashion design to get me ready to transfer to New York. At first I thought the college would be very confusing at first and it was but I got used to seeing other kids with ideas and helping hands. The teachers are so nice and they try there best to help you become the person you wanna be. American river college has programs to help you with food , gas cards and rent and also gives you resources to help you get back on your feet. This school helped me alot finding out what I wanna be and how to do things the correct way and I’m so proud of myself for giving this school the right chance. They also give bus cards so you can make it to school on time especially if you live far. So please check American river college and see if it’s right for you.
Easy online classes. The campus is small making high school vibes also really quiet. The profs I had were nice and helpful
I started at American River in spring of 2021 after my first semester of college at Chico State. It was difficult for me to adjust to online schooling, causing me to fall behind. But I eventually got the hang of it and have continued to succeed.
The experience overall was very different. For starters you can choose when to attend class and whether it might be online or in person. It was all up to you, you got to be your own adult.
I like the variety of times for classes, as well as the counselors that help you. My counselor made me a 2 year plan to follow using assist.org to help me transfer to a UC for computer science. What I would like to see changed is the access to counselors. I know that is a very hard problem with a hard solution but it takes a very long time to find a counselor at the beginning and have them help you, my friends and I spent a long time trying to get a meeting with a counselor.
Without online classes I would not be able to pursue a degree in business. The teachers make the experience easy and seamless. The college staff are very helpful and knowledgeable.
I leaned to adjust to taking online classes due to my schedule and it works out perfectly at times I’m having to do my assignments on my phone