2018 Student Success Scorecard

American River College

American River College (ARC) became part of the Los Rios Community College District in 1965. The district also includes Cosumnes River College, Folsom Lake College and Sacramento City College. ARC primarily serves the adult residents of the five-county greater Sacramento region and is among the largest community colleges in the state and is looked upon as a leader in innovative programs and services.

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Remedial / ESL
Transfer Level Achievement
Persistence
30 Units
Degree Transfer
Career Technical Education
Career Development/College Preparation
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College Profile

The student population and course sections offered described in the tables are based on the 2016-17 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2011-12.

Total Students
44,998

Gender Rate
Female 45.4%
Male 52.5%
Unknown 2.0%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 15.5%
20 to 24 years old 30.3%
25 to 39 years old 38.3%
40 or more years old 15.8%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 8.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.6%
Asian 9.8%
Filipino 2.0%
Hispanic 22.2%
Pacific Islander 0.9%
White 41.0%
Two or more Races 5.4%
Unknown 10.1%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 21,262.9
Credit Sections 7,334
Non-Credit Sections 4
Median Credit Section Size 23
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 68.6%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 42.1%*
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 614:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2012-132013-142014-152015-162016-17
Students44,14442,14142,08645,55844,998
Gender
Female51.8%51.7%50.8%47.1%45.4%
Male46.9%46.5%47.1%50.9%52.5%
Unknown1.2%1.8%2.1%2.0%2.0%
Age
Less than 20 years old16.7%16.7%16.5%15.5%15.5%
20 to 24 years old30.4%30.9%30.3%30.1%30.3%
25 to 39 years old35.1%34.2%35.1%37.5%38.3%
40 or more years old17.9%18.2%18.1%17.0%15.8%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American10.4%10.7%10.0%8.8%8.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.8%0.8%0.7%0.6%0.6%
Asian9.0%9.1%9.6%9.5%9.8%
Filipino2.0%2.0%2.0%1.9%2.0%
Hispanic18.5%19.5%20.3%20.9%22.2%
Pacific Islander1.0%0.9%1.0%0.9%0.9%
White46.1%46.4%45.6%42.4%41.0%
Two or more Races5.5%5.5%5.6%5.3%5.4%
Unknown6.8%5.1%5.2%9.7%10.1%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students20,263.020,306.221,234.719,237.321,262.9
Credit Sections6,1876,1266,3106,9227,334
Non-Credit Sections00254
Median Credit Section Size2827272523
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty67.8%67.9%66.6%66.8%68.6%
Percentage of First-Generation Students**43.6%*29.7%*43.4%*42.1%*
Student Counseling Ratio797:1731:1677:1611:1614:1
 
* Insufficient data
** No data

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Remedial / ESL

Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2011-12 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2016-17 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.

Remedial Math

33.0% N=3,656
Gender Rate N
Female 34.4 2,045
Male 31.0 1,562
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 39.6 1,173
20-24 32.7 982
25-39 30.5 986
40 OR OVER 23.1 515
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 15.1 524
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 26.7 30
ASIAN 49.7 145
FILIPINO 46.5 43
HISPANIC 31.1 748
PACIFIC ISLANDER 31.4 35
WHITE 38.5 1,461

Remedial English

49.5%
N=2,961
Gender Rate N
Female 53.1 1,613
Male 45.0 1,303
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 58.6 1,340
20-24 41.2 746
25-39 44.1 612
40 OR OVER 39.5 263
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 33.0 437
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 44.0 25
ASIAN 67.0 206
FILIPINO 70.0 50
HISPANIC 46.6 635
PACIFIC ISLANDER 46.7 30
WHITE 52.7 1,015

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

34.9%
N=602
Gender Rate N
Female 41.0 349
Male 26.9 234
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 37.3 67
20-24 50.4 113
25-39 33.1 248
40 OR OVER 26.4 174
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 50.0 16
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 42.9 126
FILIPINO 44.4 *
HISPANIC 32.4 74
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 32.4 281

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Transfer Level Achievement

The percent of first-time students in 2015-16 who complete 6 units and attempt any Math or English in their first year who complete a transfer-level course in Math or English in their first or second year.

Transfer Level Achievement Math

  1-Year 2-Year
  15.1% N=2,331 25.4% N=2,331
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 15.2 1,177 24.0 1,177
Male 15.3 1,087 27.0 1,087
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 17.7 1,833 28.8 1,833
20-24 7.5 254 16.1 254
25-39 4.8 189 11.6 189
40 OR OVER 1.8 55 1.8 55
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 10.0 170 16.5 170
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 7.7 13 23.1 13
ASIAN 30.7 244 42.6 244
FILIPINO 28.6 56 44.6 56
HISPANIC 10.6 648 20.2 648
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 28 3.6 28
WHITE 15.7 983 26.2 983

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  39.2% N=2,331 58.1% N=2,331
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 42.1 1,177 61.4 1,177
Male 35.6 1,087 54.9 1,087
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 42.0 1,833 61.1 1,833
20-24 31.1 254 47.2 254
25-39 27.5 189 49.2 189
40 OR OVER 23.6 55 40.0 55
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 30.6 170 44.1 170
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 53.8 13 69.2 13
ASIAN 37.3 244 61.9 244
FILIPINO 53.6 56 67.9 56
HISPANIC 37.3 648 54.6 648
PACIFIC ISLANDER 17.9 28 35.7 28
WHITE 41.4 983 61.5 983

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Persistence

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.

Persistence College Prepared

79.0% N=653
Gender Rate N
Female 80.1 306
Male 78.3 336
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 80.8 551
20-24 71.1 45
25-39 65.9 41
40 OR OVER 75.0 16
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 87.0 23
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 75.0 *
ASIAN 76.4 55
FILIPINO 85.0 20
HISPANIC 79.7 123
PACIFIC ISLANDER 25.0 *
WHITE 80.1 276

Persistence Unprepared For College

76.3%
N=2,400
Gender Rate N
Female 76.5 1,266
Male 75.5 1,092
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 78.8 1,582
20-24 65.3 363
25-39 71.9 292
40 OR OVER 84.0 163
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 70.2 235
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 71.4 *
ASIAN 80.9 183
FILIPINO 75.6 45
HISPANIC 75.9 478
PACIFIC ISLANDER 91.7 *
WHITE 77.4 924

Persistence Overall

76.8%
N=3,053
Gender Rate N
Female 77.2 1,572
Male 76.2 1,428
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 79.3 2,133
20-24 65.9 408
25-39 71.2 333
40 OR OVER 83.2 179
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 71.7 258
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 72.2 18
ASIAN 79.8 238
FILIPINO 78.5 65
HISPANIC 76.7 601
PACIFIC ISLANDER 82.1 28
WHITE 78.0 1,200

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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30 Units

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who achieved at least 30 units.

30 Units College Prepared

72.3% N=653
Gender Rate N
Female 72.5 306
Male 72.6 336
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 74.4 551
20-24 60.0 45
25-39 70.7 41
40 OR OVER 37.5 16
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 65.2 23
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 75.0 *
ASIAN 76.4 55
FILIPINO 80.0 20
HISPANIC 64.2 123
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 73.9 276

30 Units Unprepared For College

64.8%
N=2,400
Gender Rate N
Female 66.2 1,266
Male 63.0 1,092
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 69.1 1,582
20-24 50.1 363
25-39 58.2 292
40 OR OVER 67.5 163
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 50.6 235
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 57.1 *
ASIAN 78.7 183
FILIPINO 62.2 45
HISPANIC 62.1 478
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 69.3 924

30 Units Overall

66.4%
N=3,053
Gender Rate N
Female 67.4 1,572
Male 65.3 1,428
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 70.5 2,133
20-24 51.2 408
25-39 59.8 333
40 OR OVER 64.8 179
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 51.9 258
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 61.1 18
ASIAN 78.2 238
FILIPINO 67.7 65
HISPANIC 62.6 601
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 28
WHITE 70.3 1,200

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Degree Transfer - Completion

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Degree Transfer College Prepared

64.0% N=653
Gender Rate N
Female 67.0 306
Male 62.5 336
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 67.2 551
20-24 51.1 45
25-39 46.3 41
40 OR OVER 37.5 16
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 56.5 23
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 76.4 55
FILIPINO 80.0 20
HISPANIC 52.0 123
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 65.6 276

Persistence Unprepared For College

36.6%
N=2,400
Gender Rate N
Female 37.4 1,266
Male 35.6 1,092
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 41.3 1,582
20-24 26.4 363
25-39 27.7 292
40 OR OVER 30.1 163
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 23.0 235
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 21.4 *
ASIAN 52.5 183
FILIPINO 35.6 45
HISPANIC 34.1 478
PACIFIC ISLANDER 37.5 *
WHITE 39.7 924

Persistence Overall

42.5%
N=3,053
Gender Rate N
Female 43.1 1,572
Male 41.9 1,428
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 48.0 2,133
20-24 29.2 408
25-39 30.0 333
40 OR OVER 30.7 179
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 26.0 258
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 27.8 18
ASIAN 58.0 238
FILIPINO 49.2 65
HISPANIC 37.8 601
PACIFIC ISLANDER 39.3 28
WHITE 45.7 1,200

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Career Technical Education

Percentage of students completing more than eight units in courses classified as career technical education (or apprenticeship ) in a single discipline for the first time in 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Technical Education College Overall

48.6% N=2,901
Gender Rate N
Female 54.4 1,358
Male 43.3 1,525
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 62.4 548
20-24 52.3 744
25-39 42.8 1,103
40 OR OVER 40.9 506
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 38.6 228
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 16
ASIAN 57.2 229
FILIPINO 53.8 52
HISPANIC 49.7 483
PACIFIC ISLANDER 47.8 23
WHITE 51.9 1,218

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Career Development and College Preparation (Non-credit)

Percentage of students tracked for six years through 2016-17, who started first time in 2011-12 in a Career Development and College Preparation course and completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Development and College Preparation (Non-credit) Overall

N/A N=Less Than 10
Gender Rate N
Female N/A *
Male N/A *
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 N/A *
20-24 N/A *
25-39 N/A *
40 OR OVER N/A *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN N/A *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN N/A *
FILIPINO N/A *
HISPANIC N/A *
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE N/A *

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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SkillsBuilder

The median percentage change in wages for students who completed higher level CTE coursework in 2014-2015 and left the system without receiving any type of traditional outcome such as transfer to a four year college or completion of a degree or certificate.

Career Builder - Mediam Earnings Change

+22.0% N=2,538
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Administration of Justice 13.6% 831
Accounting 23.6% 203
Software Applications 31.2% 162
Tax Studies 50.1% 126
Child Development/Early Care and Education 25.1% 113
Business Management 33.5% 87
Business and Commerce, General 50.4% 79
Police Academy 30.4% 73
Automotive Technology 54.3% 60
Gerontology 25.8% 57

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 21.0% 1,075
Male 23.2% 1,396
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 151.6% 59
20-24 77.8% 397
25-39 23.9% 1,188
40 OR OVER 13.0% 894
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 18.3% 182
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 36.4% 14
ASIAN 41.4% 182
FILIPINO 28.4% 48
HISPANIC 25.9% 470
PACIFIC ISLANDER 29.9% 21
WHITE 21.8% 1,279

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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