2022 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at American River College is 30.63% last year which is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California. 389 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 1,270 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 33.00%.
The transfer-out rate is 9.29% that is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California. The retention rate (full-time students) is 64% 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. 389 students have completed and 118 students have transferred out to other institute. In addition, 218 students still enrolled and 545 students have left the school before completing program.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalMenWomen
Total (Candidates)1,270639631
Completers389
(30.63%)
191
(29.89%)
198
(31.38%)
Transfer-out118
(9.29%)
55
(8.61%)
63
(9.98%)
Still Enrolled218
(17.17%)
94
(14.71%)
124
(19.65%)
No Longer Enrolled545
(42.91%)
299
(46.79%)
246
(38.99%)

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, 24 students have completed in 2 years and additional 29 students have completed in 3rd year (for less than 2 years programs).
Graduation Rate by Completion Time
TotalMenWomen
150% normal time (Overall)389
(30.63%)
191
(29.89%)
198
(31.38%)
150% normal time (Less than 2 years programs)29
(2.28%)
15
(2.35%)
14
(2.22%)
150% normal time (2 but less than 4 years programs)360
(28.35%)
176
(27.54%)
184
(29.16%)
100% normal time (Overall)133
(10.47%)
- -
100% normal time (Less than 2 years programs)24
(1.89%)
- -
100% normal time (2 but less than 4 years programs)109
(8.58%)
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Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total30.63% (389/1,270) 29.89% (191/639) 31.38% (198/631)
Asian46.43% (65/140) 44.59% (33/74) 48.48% (32/66)
Black (Non-Hispanic)12.87% (13/101) 12.50% (6/48) 13.21% (7/53)
Hispanic22.35% (76/340) 22.99% (40/174) 21.69% (36/166)
White35.42% (192/542) 32.37% (90/278) 38.64% (102/264)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander16.67% (1/6) 25.00% (1/4) 0.00% (0/2)
Two or More Race29.57% (34/115) 40.82% (20/49) 21.21% (14/66)
Unknown40.00% (2/5) 0.00% (0/3) 100.00% (2/2)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity