Location
Sacramento, CA
Undergrads
7,430
Tuition (in-state)
$7,200 ($1,104)
Branch Campus Of
Los Rios Community Colleges
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Reviews 1004 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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3 College Freshman

Tuition & Financial Aid: I think the education I received is well worth the money I paid. I think the unit fees are high, but I recieved the Bog Fee Waiver, so this didnt affect me so much.

4 College Senior

Academic Experience: I've had an absolutely wonderful experience with great teachers, excellent education, great friends, and a full sense of preparedness when going on to my next step in life.

3 College Senior

Career Services: They mostly just link back to the counselors, but it is a very helpful service that aims to get you on track and to your goal as fast as possible.

4 College Senior

Campus Resources: There's great access to counselors and class materials. They have a shuttle for the parking lot, elevators, a huge parking structure and a great study lab.

2 College Senior

Campus Resources: Doesn't always work, is slightly slow at school and nonexistent on my phone.

4 College Senior

Campus Resources: Has a great library with various books in every subject, many of which will come in handy for the research papers throughout the semester. They also have a plethora of computers and study spaces for people to work in, as a well as circulation desk with most of the textbooks for copying/daily loan.

3 College Junior

Academic Experience: I find the enrollment process to be rather slow and a bit of a hassle. There are classes I need right now that are open but there is an enrolement appointment date and I can not pick any classes until that date has passed. The classes that I need may be unavailable by the time I can actually pick they. This is very frustrating.

3 College Junior

Academic Experience: I enjoy all of the classes unique to my major. I am a criminal justice major. They don't really feel like work to me, and are the most enjoyable classes. I wish I could take more classes like that rather than general education or core classes.

3 College Junior

Student Body: Everyone is involved in their own troubles. Most of the students have other things going on like children, work, or just every day life. So when they are at the college they are focused on the matter at hand, their education. They are still polite and kind, but there isn't really time for socialization.

4 College Junior

Academic Experience: They give the information i need for the working world its plain and simple. You either get or you don't. the classes are small so they are able to help everyone.

5 College Junior

Academic Experience: I'm a Design Technology major with a concentration of Architecture and most of my classes are what i expected they would be. They don't have crazy elective or to many prerequisites to go through and the professors apply not only theory but practical experience in the classes.

4 College Junior

Student Body: They are good people that chose to return to or continue there education.

4 College Junior

Academic Flexibility: The reason i chose this school was because i was unable to get the necessary funds for Academy of the Arts University. So i chose ARC since it was 10mins away from where i lived and most of the of the classes they provided here were similar to classes i would've took at AAU.

4 College Freshman

Career Services: The career choices are in a wide variety available to students. Many classes are there for one to take in order to pursue the career, yet it only has lower-division classes meaning I have to transfer to a university to continue on pursuing my career goal. That's why it's not an A+ but just an A.

2 College Freshman

Online Courses: The workload of online classes is about equal, if not more, than typical classrooms. The material seems to be very generic and does not have much thought put into it. I have been very disappointed with the online classes at this college. The instructors make up for them though, to a certain extent. There is only so much that they can do.

4 College Junior

Online Courses: D2L the website is a good resource and many classes you can finish early if you work hard

4 College Junior

Student Body: It's a CC so there is a mix of "green" fresh from high school students as well as older returning students. Its very diverse ethnicitys and age ranges at ARC

4 Recent Alumnus

Career Services: over all the percentage of employment placement is very good

4 Recent Alumnus

Tuition & Financial Aid: tuitions are increasing every day American River gas been able to maintain their low tuition

2 College Sophomore

Academic Experience: ARC does not have a specific program for Chemistry degrees. They only offer the lower division classes and 3 upper division classes. Other programs have many more upper division classes.

3 College Sophomore

Academic Experience: Most professors know their subjects very well. Make nice with the ones that do and are in the field you are pursuing.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Resources: there are tons of resources just no one to tell you how to get them.

4 College Sophomore

Student Body: Lots of different varieties, opinions and beliefs.

3 College Sophomore

Academic Flexibility: ARC is close to my house... i always knew i would go there. I love it.

5 College Freshman

Academic Flexibility: What I enjoy the most is the attention the teachers give to the students. They are also willing to help one out if life happens which sometimes life can throw a curve ball.

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