American River College

Tuition & Fees $9,760
Student Population 25,422
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $2,763
Graduation Rate 31 %
Students:Faculty 27

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 2021 tuition & fees are $1,104 for California residents and $9,760 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 25,422 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.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of American River College are $1,104 for California residents and $9,760 for non-residents.
American River College 2021 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at ARC. The average received amount of financial aid is $2,763 and 53% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 25,422 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1.
Graduation Rate for American River College is 31 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for American River College is 9 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for American River College is 71 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for American River College is 25,422
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for American River College is 27 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
27 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $2,763 at American River College.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

ARC offers 191 major programs through online and on-site education where 13 programs are available through distance learning. 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
Less than one year certificate624
One but less than two years certificate381
Associate's Degree908
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