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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,600 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Enrolled Students
21.8% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
333 Graduates

About the photo: A branch of the Sacramento River Delta in Isleton, CA


The median in-state tuition at American River College is $0, which is N/A N/A the national median in-state tuition of $3,222. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $6,600, which is N/A of the cost for in-state students, and is $336 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $6,936.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,829.

In 2016, 65% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 4% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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American River College has a total enrollment of 30,519 students. The full-time enrollment at American River College is 6,640 students and the part-time enrollment is 23,879. This means that 21.8% of students enrolled at American River College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at American River College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.9% White, 22.9% Hispanic or Latino, 10.9% Asian, 8.44% Black or African American, 5.71% Two or More Races, 0.81% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.57% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at American River College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (5.3%), followed by White Male (4.97%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.56%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 193 fewer women than men graduated from American River College. The majority of students graduating from American River College are White. These 3,326 graduates mean that there were 2.54 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,309 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at American River College is Criminal Justice - Police Science with 1,960 graduates, followed by Child Care Provider with 111 graduates and General Electrical Equipment Installation & Repair with 86 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at American River College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Protective Services, with 2,076 graduates, followed by Communication Technologies with 77 graduates and Language & Linguistics with 139 graduates.


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American River College has an endowment valued at nearly N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $225,107 (N/A), compared to the 0.69% average return ($21,444 on $3.12M) across all Associate's Colleges.

In 2015, American River College had a total expenditure of N/A. Of that N/A, they spent $77M on salaries and $28.3M on benefits.

American River College employs 393 Instructors, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at American River College are Female Instructors (222), Male Instructors (171), and N/A N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American River College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 121 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 54 employees, and Service with 28 employees.



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