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How to Enroll

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Guarantee your admission to American River College by completing the online application to American River College.

Note: You must submit a new application any time you have a break of enrollment where you do not attend for a year or more.

When applying to one college in the Los Rios Community College District, you are able to enroll in all four colleges (American River College, Cosumnes River College, Folsom Lake College, and Sacramento City College).

Save Money

To qualify for the Los Rios Promise and other programs, fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the California Dream Act Application (CADAA). Learn more about how to save money with financial aid.

Other Admissions Tips

  • Submit your high school and/or college transcripts to be placed automatically into English and mathematics courses that match your skill level. Learn more about placement. English as a Second Language (ESL) assessment testing is still available via assessment testing.
  • Participate in orientation for new students.