American River College

Sacramento, California

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Score

35*

CA Relative Cost

Top Reasons to Choose American River College Online

  1. American River College is ranked the #5 Best Online Community College in California!
  2. ARC offers online Associate’s Degrees and Certificates in nine areas of study, including Business, Fire Technology, Management, and Marketing.
  3. ARC has a Veteran’s Resource Center, and offers academic support and financial aid opportunities to veterans and their families.
  4. ARC has an Internship Referral Assistance Program, where students may earn college credit through enrollment in work experience classes.
  5. ARC offers an application process and resources for undocumented students.
  6. High School students may take advantage of dual enrollment opportunities.

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Overview

Key FactsAnswers
Total Enrollment31,265 (blank fully online)
Public or PrivatePublic
USDE Special Government StatusAsian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution
Number of Online Programs30
Average In-State Undergraduate Tuition$1,104 per year
Accreditation TypeRegional
AccreditationWASC Senior College and University Commission
Established1955
Religious AffiliationNone
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Tuition

Tuition TypeCost
Average In-State Undergraduate Tuition$1,104
Percentage Students Who Received Financial Aid or Scholarships87%
Tution Guarantee No
Pre-paid Tuition Plan No
Tuition Payment Plan No
Average Amount of Aid$2,497
Net Cost by Income
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Student Body

Key FactAnswer
Student-to-Faculty Ratio27:1
Percentage Students Who Received Financial Aid or Scholarships87%
Percentage of Students of Color62%
Students With Registered Disabilities4%
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Online Associate Degrees

Art & Design
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
AA - History of the Creative Arts182-3 years
Business & Finance
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
AST - Business Administaration: Transfer252-3 years
AA - General Business352-3 years
AA - Management242-3 years
AA - Small Business Management342-3 years
Computers & Technology
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
AS - Computer Information System: PC Support Management322-3 years
Liberal Arts & Humanities
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
AA - Language Studies: American Sign Language182-3 years
AA - Language Studies: French182-3 years
AA - Language Studies: German182-3 years
AA - Language Studies: Italian182-3 years
AA - Language Studies: Russian182-3 years
AA - Language Studies: Spanish182-3 years
AA - The Individual and Society182-3 years
Science & Engineering
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
AS - General Science182-3 years

Online Certificates

Business & Finance
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
Certificate - Accounting361-2 years
Certificate - Computer Applications for Small Business171 year or less
Certificate - Conflict Management121 year or less
Certificate - Entrepreneurship131 year or less
Certificate - General Business - Introduction131 year or less
Certificate - Internet Marketing141 year or less
Certificate - Leadership in Action: Organizational Systems91 year or less
Certificate - Leadership in Action: Organizational Variation61 year or less
Certificate - Management151 year or less
Certificate - Project Management131 year or less
Certificate - Retail Management (WAFC)251 year or less
Computers & Technology
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
Certificate - Computer Information System: Microcomputer Applications211 year or less
Certificate - Computer Information System: PC Support261 year or less
Certificate - Network Administration Essentials - Windows121 year or less
Education & Teaching
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
Certificate - Assistant Teacher61 year or less
Liberal Arts & Humanities
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
Certificate - Activity Leader6.51 year or less

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