An Affordable, Quality Education in Your Community
A High-Quality Education
We offer a wide variety of degree and certificate programs in general education, transfer, and career education areas. We will work with you to help you identify your career goals and the custom educational path to get you there.
Where You Live
We are proud to serve the diverse communities of the greater Sacramento region. In addition to our main campus on College Oak Drive, American River College also serves students at our Natomas, McClellan, and Mather centers. These educational centers give you access to quality higher education close to home and work, where you can take advantage of a variety of course offerings and support services to help you succeed.
A Commitment to Social Justice and Equity
American River College strives to uphold the dignity and humanity of every student and employee. We are committed to equity and social justice through equity-minded education, transformative leadership, and community engagement. We believe this commitment is essential to achieving our mission and enhancing our community.
Flexible Scheduling Options
We understand you may have job and family obligations that can make attending college a challenge. That's why we offer flexible scheduling options to meet your needs, including full-term and short-term classes, evening and weekend options, and classes that are fully and partially online.