ARC Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

American River College is ranked 289th in Community Colleges.
Next statements evaluate American River College by comparing key academic facts to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.
  • It has relatively expensive tuition & fees of $9,760.
  • It has very large number of students of 31,366.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (183 programs).
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#289 in Community Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of ARC are $9,760 (out-of-state rate) and it is relatively expensive compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

American River College $9,760

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges $8,177

2-4 Years Colleges $13,123

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California $7,935

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at ARC is 25% and it is lower (less completion rate) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

American River College 25%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 34%

2-4 Years Colleges 47%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 33%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at ARC is 12% and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

American River College 12%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 17%

2-4 Years Colleges 16%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 10%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at ARC is 71% and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

American River College 71%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 61%

2-4 Years Colleges 65%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 70%

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Student Population

The total student population at ARC is 31,366 and its population very large compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

American River College 31,366

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 5,796

2-4 Years Colleges 3,035

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 11,761

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at ARC is $2,416 which is 24.75% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

American River College $2,416

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges $4,837

2-4 Years Colleges $4,948

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California $4,718

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at ARC is 27 to 1 and the ratio is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

American River College 27 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 18 to 1

2-4 Years Colleges 17 to 1

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 25 to 1

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Number of Programs

ARC offers 183 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

American River College 183

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 68

2-4 Years Colleges 39

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 97

Number of Online Programs

ARC offers 14 online programs and it means very diverse online programs compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

American River College 14

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 10

2-4 Years Colleges 10

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California 7

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