ARC Demographics & DiversitySacramento, California
Racial DiversityVery High
A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at ARC are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 54% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.
The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.
|Race||Percent of Students|
|American Indian / Alaskan||
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||
|Two or more races||
Gender DiversityVery High
There are 14% more male students than female students enrolled at American River College with a gender ratio of 53% men to 47% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, ARC has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.
|Gender||Percent of Students|
|Gender||Number of Students|
Geographic DiversityVery Low
ARC serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.
|Origin||Percent of Students|
|Out of State||
Median Household Income$59,196 per year
45% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.
|Segment||Percent of Students|
|Students Over 25 Years Old||51.4%|
|Part time Undergrads||74.8%|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=109208 IPEDS survey data for American River College.