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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $2,189
  • Online BAH
    $916.50
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    NO
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    NO
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO

American River College

American River College is a 2-year, public university located in Sacramento, CA. Students at ARC can enroll in associate’s degree programs.

American River College Military & Veteran Support Programs

American River College offers the following veteran and military support programs:

Is American River College a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, ARC is a GI Bill approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is American River College a Yellow Ribbon school?

No, ARC is not a Yellow Ribbon School. However, as a state school most of the costs of tuition are still 100% covered by the GI Bill. Please check with the school to ensure you are covered.

Does American River College offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, ARC offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred advanced degree program is in fact covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are American River College’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

ARC’s tuition rate for active military does not exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may not have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are American River College’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

ARC’s tuition rate for active military does not exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may not have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Message from American River College

The Veterans Services Office at American River College assists students with their educational benefits, available to them from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Eligible participants include active duty veterans, retirees, reservists, and dependents of veterans. Priority registration is available to all veterans that provide a DD form 214 or military ID. ARC Veterans Services Office also evaluates military transcripts and DD form 214s for college credit.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 1,104
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 1,104
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $2,189
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • Offers ROTC Program
    NO
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    NO
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    NO
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $1,104
    In State
    $8,208
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $1,854
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 854
Student Population
  • Student Count
    27,680
    Undergraduate
    0
    Graduate
    832
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    45.9%
    Population
  • Female
    54.1%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Public
  • Setting
    Suburb
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    2 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    No
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