About

American River College

American River College is the Top Transfer School for CSU Sacramento and UC Davis

Our beautiful 153-acre main campus is in the suburbs of Sacramento, California, on the old Cameron Ranch. We enroll approximately 30,000 students each spring and fall, making it one of the larger higher education institutions in California. Our vision is to transform the future of all students and our community through inclusive, equitable education.

We offer a large selection of academic and career-oriented associate degrees and programs designed to prepare students to enter the workforce or transfer to complete their bachelor's degree. We are a feeder school for many of the four-year universities in the area, including California State University (CSU) Sacramento and University of California (UC) Davis. In fact, American River College transfers more students to CSU Sacramento and UC Davis than any other community college in California.



We offer associate degrees, vocational training programs, continuing education courses, and non-credit personal enrichment programs.