Outcomes at ARC

Graduation Rate
24.80%
Transfer-out Rate
12.04%
Retention Rate
71.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at American River College is 24.80% last year which is lower (less completion rate) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California. 313 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 1,262 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is lower (less completion rate) where the average graduation rate of the schools is 31.70%.
The transfer-out rate is 12.04% that is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California. The retention rate (full-time students) is 71% that is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

Next table summarizes the outcome measures with number of students at American River College. 313 students have completed and 152 students have transferred out to other institute. In addition, 267 students still enrolled and 530 students have left the school before completing program.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalMenWomen
Total (Candidates)1,262697565
Completers313
(24.80%)
174
(24.96%)
139
(24.60%)
Transfer-out152
(12.04%)
83
(11.91%)
69
(12.21%)
Still Enrolled267
(21.16%)
130
(18.65%)
137
(24.25%)
No Longer Enrolled530
(42.00%)
310
(44.48%)
220
(38.94%)

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

Below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by program length and completion time. The number in parenthesis is graduation rate. The numbers and rate for the 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and rate for that period. For example, 26 students have completed in 2 years and additional 39 students have completed in 3rd year (for less than 2 years programs).
Graduation Rate by Completion Time
TotalMenWomen
150% normal time (Overall)313
(24.80%)
174
(24.96%)
139
(24.60%)
150% normal time (Less than 2 years programs)39
(3.09%)
30
(4.30%)
9
(1.59%)
150% normal time (2 but less than 4 years programs)274
(21.71%)
144
(20.66%)
130
(23.01%)
100% normal time (Overall)115
(9.11%)
- -
100% normal time (Less than 2 years programs)26
(2.06%)
- -
100% normal time (2 but less than 4 years programs)89
(7.05%)
- -

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total24.80% (313/1,262) 24.96% (174/697) 24.60% (139/565)
American Indian or Alaska Native11.11% (1/9) 20.00% (1/5) 0.00% (0/4)
Asian37.42% (58/155) 32.63% (31/95) 45.00% (27/60)
Black (Non-Hispanic)18.39% (16/87) 23.53% (12/51) 11.11% (4/36)
Hispanic18.37% (61/332) 18.48% (34/184) 18.24% (27/148)
White26.09% (144/552) 26.62% (78/293) 25.48% (66/259)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander37.50% (3/8) 50.00% (2/4) 25.00% (1/4)
Two or More Race21.28% (20/94) 22.92% (11/48) 19.57% (9/46)
Unknown66.67% (2/3) 66.67% (2/3) - (0/0)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity

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