2019 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 2017-18 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2012-13.

Total Students
45,062

Gender Rate
Female 45.1%
Male 53.0%
Unknown 1.8%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 16.1%
20 to 24 years old 29.3%
25 to 39 years old 39.3%
40 or more years old 15.3%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 7.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.6%
Asian 10.0%
Filipino 2.0%
Hispanic 24.5%
Pacific Islander 0.9%
White 40.1%
Two or more Races 5.4%
Unknown 8.7%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 17,960.9
Credit Sections 7,377
Non-Credit Sections 2
Median Credit Section Size 21
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 67.1%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 41.6%*
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 594:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2013-142014-152015-162016-172017-18
Students42,14142,08645,55844,99845,062
Gender
Female51.7%50.8%47.1%45.4%45.1%
Male46.5%47.1%50.9%52.5%53.0%
Unknown1.8%2.1%2.0%2.0%1.8%
Age
Less than 20 years old16.7%16.5%15.5%15.5%16.1%
20 to 24 years old30.9%30.3%30.1%30.3%29.3%
25 to 39 years old34.2%35.1%37.5%38.3%39.3%
40 or more years old18.2%18.1%17.0%15.8%15.3%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American10.7%10.0%8.8%8.1%7.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.8%0.7%0.6%0.6%0.6%
Asian9.1%9.6%9.5%9.8%10.0%
Filipino2.0%2.0%1.9%2.0%2.0%
Hispanic19.5%20.3%20.9%22.2%24.5%
Pacific Islander0.9%1.0%0.9%0.9%0.9%
White46.4%45.6%42.4%41.0%40.1%
Two or more Races5.5%5.6%5.3%5.4%5.4%
Unknown5.1%5.2%9.7%10.1%8.7%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students20,306.221,234.719,237.321,262.917,960.9
Credit Sections6,1266,3106,9227,3347,377
Non-Credit Sections02542
Median Credit Section Size2727252321
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty67.9%66.6%66.8%68.6%67.1%
Percentage of First-Generation Students43.6%*29.7%*43.4%*42.1%*41.6%*
Student Counseling Ratio731:1677:1611:1614:1594:1
 
* Insufficient data
** No data

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Remedial / ESL

Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2012-13 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2017-18 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.

Remedial Math

38.0% N=3,576
Gender Rate N
Female 40.3 1,943
Male 35.2 1,580
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 47.0 1,403
20-24 35.7 910
25-39 32.9 859
40 OR OVER 22.5 404
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 22.5 543
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 17.4 23
ASIAN 53.6 211
FILIPINO 58.7 46
HISPANIC 38.5 785
PACIFIC ISLANDER 38.6 44
WHITE 41.3 1,581

Remedial English

53.1%
N=2,758
Gender Rate N
Female 57.0 1,505
Male 48.1 1,218
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 61.3 1,322
20-24 46.0 685
25-39 44.6 509
40 OR OVER 46.3 242
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 38.3 441
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 16
ASIAN 66.4 211
FILIPINO 70.8 48
HISPANIC 49.7 674
PACIFIC ISLANDER 56.8 37
WHITE 59.2 1,057

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

31.8%
N=579
Gender Rate N
Female 36.5 342
Male 25.7 218
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 43.3 67
20-24 34.0 97
25-39 33.1 239
40 OR OVER 24.4 176
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 26.3 19
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 33.3 120
FILIPINO 37.5 *
HISPANIC 26.8 97
PACIFIC ISLANDER 75.0 *
WHITE 34.0 303

*: 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 2016-17 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
  16.4% N=2,176 26.5% N=2,176
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 13.9 1,027 23.5 1,027
Male 18.6 1,092 29.3 1,092
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 18.4 1,731 29.6 1,731
20-24 11.7 247 16.6 247
25-39 4.1 145 11.7 145
40 OR OVER 5.7 53 9.4 53
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 6.2 162 16.7 162
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 5.9 17 11.8 17
ASIAN 31.3 230 44.8 230
FILIPINO 28.3 46 43.5 46
HISPANIC 10.2 591 19.3 591
PACIFIC ISLANDER 15.8 19 15.8 19
WHITE 17.5 919 27.9 919

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  42.0% N=2,176 60.9% N=2,176
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 43.5 1,027 63.4 1,027
Male 40.8 1,092 59.0 1,092
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 44.7 1,731 64.5 1,731
20-24 32.4 247 43.7 247
25-39 30.3 145 51.7 145
40 OR OVER 32.1 53 49.1 53
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 32.7 162 52.5 162
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 29.4 17 41.2 17
ASIAN 48.3 230 71.3 230
FILIPINO 45.7 46 69.6 46
HISPANIC 35.5 591 54.7 591
PACIFIC ISLANDER 21.1 19 52.6 19
WHITE 45.4 919 63.3 919

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Persistence

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2012-13 tracked for six years through 2017-18 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.

Persistence College Prepared

78.0% N=596
Gender Rate N
Female 76.9 260
Male 78.7 334
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 80.2 514
20-24 57.5 40
25-39 68.2 22
40 OR OVER 75.0 20
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 61.5 13
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 83.3 66
FILIPINO 100.0 11
HISPANIC 66.0 103
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 79.6 323

Persistence Unprepared For College

76.8%
N=2,398
Gender Rate N
Female 77.3 1,243
Male 76.1 1,119
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 79.0 1,660
20-24 68.9 325
25-39 72.9 262
40 OR OVER 76.8 151
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 75.2 266
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 62.5 *
ASIAN 78.8 212
FILIPINO 83.8 37
HISPANIC 76.8 555
PACIFIC ISLANDER 72.4 *
WHITE 77.6 1,041

Persistence Overall

77.1%
N=2,994
Gender Rate N
Female 77.2 1,503
Male 76.7 1,453
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 79.3 2,174
20-24 67.7 365
25-39 72.5 284
40 OR OVER 76.6 171
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 74.6 279
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 63.2 19
ASIAN 79.9 278
FILIPINO 87.5 48
HISPANIC 75.1 658
PACIFIC ISLANDER 76.5 34
WHITE 78.1 1,364

*: 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 2012-13 tracked for six years through 2017-18 who achieved at least 30 units.

30 Units College Prepared

73.8% N=596
Gender Rate N
Female 71.9 260
Male 75.1 334
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 76.8 514
20-24 55.0 40
25-39 59.1 22
40 OR OVER 50.0 20
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 69.2 13
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 *
ASIAN 74.2 66
FILIPINO 100.0 11
HISPANIC 66.0 103
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 75.5 323

30 Units Unprepared For College

66.2%
N=2,398
Gender Rate N
Female 68.7 1,243
Male 63.8 1,119
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 69.8 1,660
20-24 55.7 325
25-39 59.2 262
40 OR OVER 62.3 151
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 52.6 266
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 77.8 212
FILIPINO 83.8 37
HISPANIC 63.1 555
PACIFIC ISLANDER 65.5 *
WHITE 69.7 1,041

30 Units Overall

67.7%
N=2,994
Gender Rate N
Female 69.3 1,503
Male 66.4 1,453
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 71.4 2,174
20-24 55.6 365
25-39 59.2 284
40 OR OVER 60.8 171
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 53.4 279
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 47.4 19
ASIAN 77.0 278
FILIPINO 87.5 48
HISPANIC 63.5 658
PACIFIC ISLANDER 70.6 34
WHITE 71.1 1,364

*: 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 2012-13 tracked for six years through 2017-18 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Degree Transfer College Prepared

64.1% N=596
Gender Rate N
Female 67.7 260
Male 61.4 334
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 67.1 514
20-24 40.0 40
25-39 54.5 22
40 OR OVER 45.0 20
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 53.8 13
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 *
ASIAN 80.3 66
FILIPINO 81.8 11
HISPANIC 55.3 103
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 62.8 323

Persistence Unprepared For College

38.0%
N=2,398
Gender Rate N
Female 40.0 1,243
Male 36.0 1,119
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 43.1 1,660
20-24 25.8 325
25-39 29.0 262
40 OR OVER 23.2 151
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 27.8 266
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 18.8 *
ASIAN 44.8 212
FILIPINO 54.1 37
HISPANIC 36.6 555
PACIFIC ISLANDER 34.5 *
WHITE 39.7 1,041

Persistence Overall

43.2%
N=2,994
Gender Rate N
Female 44.8 1,503
Male 41.8 1,453
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 48.8 2,174
20-24 27.4 365
25-39 31.0 284
40 OR OVER 25.7 171
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 29.0 279
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 21.1 19
ASIAN 53.2 278
FILIPINO 60.4 48
HISPANIC 39.5 658
PACIFIC ISLANDER 44.1 34
WHITE 45.2 1,364

*: 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 2012-13 tracked for six years through 2017-18 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Technical Education College Overall

47.6% N=2,977
Gender Rate N
Female 50.3 1,298
Male 45.0 1,643
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 61.2 569
20-24 50.2 811
25-39 41.0 1,075
40 OR OVER 42.3 522
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 40.6 249
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 24
ASIAN 58.2 285
FILIPINO 52.3 44
HISPANIC 45.8 557
PACIFIC ISLANDER 37.5 24
WHITE 49.2 1,446

*: 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 2017-18, who started first time in 2012-13 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 2015-2016 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

+25.5% N=2,879
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Administration of Justice 14.2% 769
Carpentry 40.4% 268
Police Academy 19.6% 200
Accounting 43.8% 184
Tax Studies 39.2% 174
Software Applications 33.6% 138
Sheet Metal and Structural Metal 42.0% 134
Child Development/Early Care and Education 36.4% 103
Welding Technology 41.3% 80
Real Estate 23.5% 67

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 28.1% 993
Male 24.4% 1,818
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 131.8% 86
20-24 69.5% 500
25-39 29.2% 1,385
40 OR OVER 12.4% 908
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 31.4% 176
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 24.3% 21
ASIAN 34.4% 228
FILIPINO 19.9% 37
HISPANIC 27.5% 521
PACIFIC ISLANDER 28.7% 28
WHITE 24.4% 1,262

*: 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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