American River College

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2016 Average Net Price

$8,829

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

18.3%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

30,519

21.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

25%

333 Graduates

About

American River College is a higher education institution located in Sacramento County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at American River College were .

In 2016, 6,623 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at American River College. 48.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (3,326 degrees), 2.54 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1309 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at American River College is $N/A, which is $0 approximately the same the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at American River College is $N/A, which is $0 approximately the same the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,829.

In 2016, 65% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 4% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$N/A

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at American River College was $N/A. The cost of tuition at American River College is $0 approximately the same than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$8,829

2016 Value

2.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 American River College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,829. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of American River College grew by 2.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,970

Room and Board

$1,746

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at American River College was of $11,970 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,746. The cost of room and board increased by 4.14% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

4%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

65% of undergraduate students at American River College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.99% with respect to 2015, when 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

18.3%

2015 Default Rate

243

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at American River College was 18.3%, which represents 243 out of the 1330 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

American River College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 30,519 students enrolled at American River College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

American River College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of American River College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at American River College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

American River College has a total enrollment of 30,519 students. The full-time enrollment at American River College is 6,640 students and the part-time enrollment is 23,879. This means that 21.8% of students enrolled at American River College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at American River College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.9% White, 22.9% Hispanic or Latino, 10.9% Asian, 8.44% Black or African American, 5.71% Two or More Races, 0.806% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.573% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at American River College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (24.4%), followed by White Male (22.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

21.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at American River College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 30,519 students. The full-time enrollment at American River College is 6,640 and the part-time enrollment is 23,879. This means that 21.8% of students enrolled at American River College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at American River College was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), American River College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    12,795

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    6,985

  3. Asian

    3,316

The enrolled student population at American River College is 41.9% White, 22.9% Hispanic or Latino, 10.9% Asian, 8.44% Black or African American, 5.71% Two or More Races, 0.806% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.573% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2,548 students (8.35%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 193 fewer women than men received degrees from American River College. The majority of degree recipients at American River College are white (3,326 degrees awarded). There were 2.54 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1309 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at American River College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at American River College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (2,076 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (77 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (139 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American River College are Elementary & middle school teachers (146,324 people), Police officers (132,281 people), Miscellaneous managers (111,389 people), Social workers (65,379 people), and Postsecondary teachers (52,915 people).

The most specialized majors at American River College are Protective Services (2,076 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (77 degrees), Language & Linguistics (139 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (365 degrees), and Human Sciences (217 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American River College are Real estate brokers & sales agents, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Credit counselors & loan officers, and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers

The most specialized majors at American River College are Protective Services (2,076 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (77 degrees), Language & Linguistics (139 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (365 degrees), and Human Sciences (217 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at American River College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (325,456 people), Elementary & secondary schools (260,423 people), Hospitals (151,189 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (128,138 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (61,100 people).

The most specialized majors at American River College are Protective Services (2,076 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (77 degrees), Language & Linguistics (139 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (365 degrees), and Human Sciences (217 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by American River College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at American River College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 3,408

  2. 3,215

In 2016, 3,408 degrees were awarded to men at American River College, which is 1.06 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,215).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 1434 degrees were awarded to men at American River College in Criminal Justice - Police Science, which is 2.28 times more than the 629 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 629 degrees were awarded to women at American River College in Criminal Justice - Police Science, which is 0.439 times less than the 1434 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%

100% Completion Time

25%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 9% of students graduating from American River College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (48.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at American River College is Female and Asian (48.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.9% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,326 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,309 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    667 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at American River College is white (3,326 degrees awarded). There were 2.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1309 degrees).

7.08% of degree recipients (469 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    1,755 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    1,571 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    690 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at American River College is white male (1,755 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,571 degrees).

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Operations

American River College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $225k (N/A%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, American River College had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $77M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

American River College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at American River College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at American River College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 120 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 64 employees, and Service with 31 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

American River College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of American River College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.77M - Federal

  2. $12.9M - State

  3. $811k - Local

As of 2015, American River College received $2.77M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $12.9M from state grants and contracts, and $811k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$77M

Salary Expenditure

$N/A

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, American River College had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $77M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at American River College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$77M

2015 Salaries

0.678%

growth from 2014

In 2015, American River College paid a median of $77M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 0.678% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.99% growth from 2013 and a 1.5% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 17.1M (52.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$34M

Instructional Salaries

393

Number of Employees

In 2015, American River College paid a total of $34M to 393 employees working as instructors, which represents 44.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

120 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at American River College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at American River College were Office and Administrative Support with 120 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 64 employees; and Service with 31 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at American River College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at American River College.

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