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American River College

American River College
4700 College Oak Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95841
American River College is a premier learning community among California colleges, dedicated to transforming and enriching peoples' lives through education and ties with the community. Students choose American River College to earn career certificates, an associate degree, or to complete their first two years of higher education before transferring to a four-year university.

The college lets students know their importance and never allows the message and mission of a strong education to fall anywhere below their primary responsibility. By offering a culturally diverse community full of enriching perspectives, the college encourages students to recognize learning as a rewarding lifelong process.

American River College offers ongoing support and counseling to students who are unsure about their educational and career objectives. They provide remedial courses in order to advance students' basic skills so they can reach their academic or vocational targets. It is the college's goal to serve all students who are capable of benefiting from community college instruction, and to introduce those students to the broad areas of human knowledge and understanding that contribute to meaningful lives as members of a global community.
Quick Facts:
  • American River College currently serves over 32,000 full- and part-time students.
  • A large number of two-year degree and transfer programs are offered by American River College, along with certificate programs that help prepare students for a career after leaving college.
  • American River College provides instruction in English as a second language for non-native speakers.
  • American River College has a vibrant campus life with many opportunities for involvement, including over 40 recognized student organizations on campus, both academic and social.
  • Among California colleges, American River College offers the lower division courses and prerequisites that students are required to achieve in order to transfer to a four-year university. Students may transfer with or without an associate degree.

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