American River College
- American River College is a State-funded community college, part of the Los Rios Community College District, which also includes Cosumnes River College, Folsom Lake College, and Sacramento City College.
- ARC Volleyball Wins State Championship - 12/02/2018 - American River College's volleyball program won its first-ever state championship Dec. 2 in a thrilling 5-set victory over Fresno City College.
- Free funerals offered for low-income families - 12/19/2018 - Through a new Sacramento County program approved last year, the American River College Funeral Service Education program pays for funeral services in full for a select few without the means. ...moreThe program allows students to receive hands-on training and experience preparing decedents for memorials, viewings and cremations, and provides families an alternative to an indigent cremation.hide
- This local college program connects students with $18-an-hour jobs in little time - 09/18/2017 - The Strong Workforce Program pumps $200 million annually into career education programs formerly called career technical education programs with 60 percent of funding going to individual colleges and ...more40 percent going to regional programs. The funding nearly triples the amount spent on career education at the four colleges in the Los Rios Community College District, according to Jamey Nye, Los Rios vice chancellor of education and technology.hide
- 'West Side Story' Comes To American River College - 10/11/2018 - American River College Theatre`s fall production of "West Side Story" will honor the show's composer, Leonard Bernstein, who would have been 100 years old this year. The play also features ...moreseveral talented members of the Williams family, who joined Insight to tell audiences what they can expect from this version of the American classic.hide
- Community Colleges Invest In Workforce Training As Need For Skilled Workers Increases - 09/05/2018 - Two years ago, the state started contributing $200 million a year to community colleges as part of the Strong Workforce Program. Capital Public Radio spotlights American River College's paramedic program.
- The teacher population of 1,006 teachers has grown by 70% over five years.
|American River College||(CA) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate of Arts Colleges||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges|
|Institution Level||At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Total Faculty||1,006 staff||97 staff|
|Total Enrollment||29,133 students||7,516 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||29:1||44:1|
|# Full-Time Students||7,120 students||1,613 students|
|# Part-Time Students||22,013 students||5,903 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan|
|% Two or more races|
|% Non Resident races||-|
|% Unknown races|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$34,800||$34,600|
|Total Sports Offered||13 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water PoloBaseball, Basketball,|
Cross Country, Diving,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
- The vision of American River College is to transform the future of all students and our community through inclusive, equitable education. Our mission is to place students first in providing an academically rich, inclusive environment that inspires critical thinking, learning and achievement, and responsible participation in the community. American River College, serving the greater Sacramento region, offers education and support for students to strengthen basic skills, earn associate degrees and certificates, transfer to other colleges and universities, and achieve career as well as other academic and personal goals. American River College strives to uphold the dignity and humanity of every student and employee. We are committed to equity and social justice through equity-minded education, transformative leadership, and community engagement. We believe this commitment is essential to achieving our mission and enhancing our community.
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- 748 students | 0.70 Mi5221 Madison Ave
Sacramento,  CA  95841
- 429 students | 1.80 Mi4330 Watt Ave., Suite 400
Sacramento,  CA  95821
- 517 students | 3.50 Mi7301 Greenback Lane, Ste A
Citrus Heights,  CA  95621
- 85 students | 5.00 Mi2339 Gold Meadow Way, Suite 111
Rancho Cordova,  CA  95670
- n/a students | 5.30 Mi11000 Olson Drive, Suite 100
Rancho Cordova,  CA  95670