American River College: Narrative Description

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4700 College Oak Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95841-4286
Tel: (916)484-8011; Admissions: (916)484-8171; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: District-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Los Rios Community College District System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1955. Setting: 153-acre suburban campus. Total enrollment: 30,000. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 34:1. 2,471 applied, 100% were admitted. 0.2% from out-of-state, 19% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for nursing, respiratory therapy programs. Options: Common Application, early admission, deferred admission. Placement: SAT I or ACT recommended; nursing exam required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $5010 full-time, $167 per unit part-time. Mandatory fees: $542 full-time, $18 per unit part-time, $1 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. 78,400 books and 75 serials.

Community Environment: See California State University - Sacramento.

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