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American River College

Sacramento, CA 2-Year Public
Acceptance RateN.A.
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About American River

American River College Overview

American River College is a public school in a suburban setting in Sacramento, California. American River was founded in 1955 and now enrolls around 33,821 students per year year, which includes 33,821 undergrads.

There are many ways for students to get involved at American River!

Love music or performing?

Are you interested in journalism and communications? American River students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at American River, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? American River has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at American River on the Student Life page.

2022 American River Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $1,104
Out-of-State $9,480

Is American River a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer sense of what American River offers and if it might be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at American River

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for American River Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with American River directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at American River

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on American River's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at American River.

Based on this information, does American River seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is American River a good school for you?

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Where is American River?

American River is located in the suburban setting of Sacramento, California.

If you are interested in seeing American River for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 80 to Sacramento, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Sacramento International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what American River and Sacramento are like without leaving home.

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College Info

4700 College Oak Drive Sacramento, CA 95841-4286

Campus Setting: Suburban

American River Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to American River is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to American River is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

American River ACT Scores

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ACT Range

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American River SAT Scores

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Reading SAT Range

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American River Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$1,288

In State

$9,760

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
Unknown
$8,472
Fees
$1,288
$1,288
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

33,821

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

Unknown

Out-of-State

$9,760

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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