Facts and Statistics

Statistics & Demographics

American River College is a State-funded two-year community college, part of the Los Rios Community College District, which also includes Cosumnes River College, Folsom Lake College, and Sacramento City College. ARC currently serves over 30,000 students (full-time and part-time) each spring and fall. For crime statistics, visit the Los Rios Police Department website.

Overall Enrollment: 33,616 (Spring 2018)

Students By Ethnicity

ETHNICITY % OF STUDENTS
African American 8.2
Asian 9.9
Filipino 2.2
Hispanic/Latino 27.5
Multi-Race 5.8
Native American 0.6
Other Non-White 0.5
Pacific Islander 1.0
White 44.3

Students by Age

AGE GROUP % OF STUDENTS
Under 18 1.1
18-20 18.5
21- 24 22.5
25-29 19.8
30-39 21.7
40 and over 17.5

Students by Gender

GENDER % OF STUDENTS
Male 56.4
Female 43.6
Unknown N/A

 

Unit Load

LOAD % OF STUDENTS
Light-Load Students  
(to 5.9 units)
46.7
Mid-Load Students  
(6.0-11.9 units)
36.4
Full-Load Students
(12.0 units or more)
16.9

Additional Statistics

Day - Evening Class Enrollment

DAY/EVENING % OF STUDENTS
Both Day and Evening Classes 23.8%
Day Only Classes 58.4%
Evening Only Classes 17.8%

Student Educational Goals

EDUCATIONAL GOAL % OF STUDENTS
Degree or Certificate 38.2%
Job skills 7.0%
Other 4.5%
Transfer 47.3%
Undecided 2.9%

Associate Degree Programs

DEGREE TRANSFER
45 A.A. 30 A.A. Transfer
37 A.S. 11 A.S. Transfer

 

Admissions Tips

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