American River College

Sacramento, CA 95841

American River College is one of the 103 public 2-year colleges in California. Its campus is large in size and located in a suburb in Sacramento. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 28% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Out-of-state tuition and fees for 2017-2018 academic year were $7,104 and $1,104 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Campus SizeLarge
Student to Faculty Ratio27:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 14 66
Certificate 2 12

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10.53 miles away
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10.84 miles away
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12.13 miles away
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45.57 miles away
Los Medanos College
52.45 miles away
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Napa Valley College
56.49 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1959 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$46
In State Students$46
Out of State Students$296
Graduate courses
In District Students--
In State Students--
Out of State Students--

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $2,070 $2,070 $13,320
ADN 70 $3,220 $3,220 $20,720
BSN 125 $5,750 $5,750 $37,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 73% of American River College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 45% $4,494
Other Federal Grant 9% $601
State Grant & Scholarships 72% $1,785
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 1% $1,275
Federal Student Loans 3% $6,006
Private Loans -- $7,500

$7,329

Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$5,343
$30,001 to $48,000$5,732
$48,001 to $75,000$7,712
$75,001 to $110,000$10,626
Over $110,000--

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Student Population

31,858

Undergrads

0

Graduates

14,598

Women

17,260

Men

19%

Full-time

81%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
40%
Hispanic
25%
Asian
11%
Race/ethnicity unknown
9%
Black/African American
8%
Two or more races
5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%
Non-resident alien
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.

American River College
4700 College Oak Dr
Sacramento, CA 95841
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