American River College

Sacramento, CA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 22,837
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander institution
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Two-year, very large // higher-part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 43% / 57% (2017)

First generation college students: 51.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 20.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.5% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 47.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 25.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 15.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 9.8% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 39.5%
Black: 7.0%
Hispanic: 28.0%
Asian: 12.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.6%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 1.1%
2+ races: 5.8%
Non-resident alien: 0.3%
Unknown race: 5.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $13,465
In-State tuition: $1,288
Out-of-State tuition: $10,168

Estimated books and supplies: $1,124 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $17,254 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $24,492 (2017)
Median Family Income: $13,274 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 24.9%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 3.0%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $9,625 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $102 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $5,384
$30k-48k $5,678
$48k-75k $8,436
$75k-110k $9,949
$110k+ $0

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 93.9% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $9,625 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,316 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $9,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $9,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 37.5% (2015)
@3 year 46.7% (2017)
@5 year 57.5% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 17.3% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 18.3% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $63,189 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $47,127 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 24
Associate's Degree Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 13
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 21
Associate's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 12
Associate's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 33
Associate's Degree Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 25
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Graphic Communications. 14
Associate's Degree Graphic Communications. 20
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Programming. 12
Associate's Degree Computer Programming. 29
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications. 4
Associate's Degree Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications. 1
Associate's Degree Computer Science. 28
Associate's Degree Computer Software and Media Applications. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 9
Associate's Degree Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 20
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 16
Associate's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 15
Associate's Degree Funeral Service and Mortuary Science. 21
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Culinary Arts and Related Services. 33
Associate's Degree Culinary Arts and Related Services. 23
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Special Education and Teaching. 3
Associate's Degree Engineering, General. 24
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 5
Associate's Degree Engineering Technology, General. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 19
Associate's Degree Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 13
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 14
Associate's Degree Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 11
Associate's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 105
Associate's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma American Sign Language. 5
Associate's Degree American Sign Language. 23
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 5
Associate's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 161
Associate's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 49
Associate's Degree Apparel and Textiles. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Legal Support Services. 32
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 37
Associate's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 34
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 3
Associate's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 854 $41,554 ($3,463)
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 6
Associate's Degree Biology, General. 11
Associate's Degree Mathematics. 45
Associate's Degree Biological and Physical Sciences. 381 $14,400 $39,275 ($3,273)
Associate's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 4
Associate's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 31
Associate's Degree Philosophy. 6
Associate's Degree Physical Sciences. 151
Associate's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 1
Associate's Degree Physics. 18
Associate's Degree Psychology, General. 136 $37,006 ($3,084)
Associate's Degree Psychology, Other. 31
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 950
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 66 $37,455 ($3,121)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Fire Protection. 6
Associate's Degree Fire Protection. 21
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Services, General. 3
Associate's Degree Human Services, General. 16
Associate's Degree Social Sciences, General. 547 $31,058 ($2,588) $45,642 ($3,804)
Associate's Degree Anthropology. 32
Associate's Degree Economics. 23
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Geography and Cartography. 10
Associate's Degree Geography and Cartography. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Political Science and Government. 1
Associate's Degree Political Science and Government. 20
Associate's Degree Sociology. 34
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Carpenters. 35 $104,076 ($8,673)
Associate's Degree Carpenters. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 7
Associate's Degree Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection. 20
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology. 72
Associate's Degree Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology. 28
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 128
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 19
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 101
Associate's Degree Precision Metal Working. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Visual and Performing Arts, General. 1
Associate's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 3
Associate's Degree Dance. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Design and Applied Arts. 4
Associate's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 3
Associate's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 11
Associate's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 2
Associate's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 18
Associate's Degree Music. 4
Associate's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 19
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 43
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 25 $91,430 ($7,619)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 4
Associate's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health Aides/Attendants/Orderlies. 9
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 74 $20,341 $135 $97,937 ($8,161) $105,046 ($8,754)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 24
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 38
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 19
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 22
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 205 $7,575 $34,129 ($2,844) $50,750 ($4,229)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 20
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 47 $57,939 ($4,828)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 11
Associate's Degree Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 5
Associate's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Real Estate. 4
Associate's Degree Real Estate. 12
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Taxation. 1
Associate's Degree General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations. 3
Associate's Degree History. 11
Associate's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 38
Associate's Degree Journalism. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Software and Media Applications. 3


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $86,463
Full time faculty: 40%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 26.0

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