American River College

2023 Tuition & Fees $10,768
Student Population 25,849
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $3,011
Graduation Rate 29 %
Students:Faculty 26

Academic Overview

American River College is a public, 2-4 years institute located in Sacramento, California. It is an Associate's - Public Rural-serving Small by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $1,287 for California residents and $10,768 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 25,849 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from American River College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $38,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, ARC's tuition & fees is $1,287 for California residents and $10,768 for non-residents.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at ARC.
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,011 and 61% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 25,849 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1.
Graduation Rate for American River College is 29 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for American River College is 8 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for American River College is 69 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for American River College is 25,849
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for American River College is 26 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
26 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,011 at American River College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address4700 College Oak Dr, Sacramento, CA 95841-4286
Online Applicationhttps://www.arc.losrios.edu/admissions/get-started-and-apply
Financial Aidhttps://www.arc.losrios.edu/student-resources/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.arc.losrios.edu/admissions/cost-of-attendance/net-price-calculator
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.arc.losrios.edu/student-resources/student-support-services/veterans-resource-center/arc-veterans-resource-center-office
Disability Servicehttps://www.arc.losrios.edu/student-resources/student-support-services/dsps

Offered Degrees

ARC offers 196 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate430
Associate's Degree950
Two but less than four years certificate10

Special Learning Opportunities

American River College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

American River College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges