American River College
#2861 Overall Influence

American River College

Community college in Foothill Farms, California

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American River College is a public community college in North Highlands, California, just outside of Sacramento. It is part of the California Community Colleges System.History The college was opened in 1955 as American River Junior College, on the site of the old Grant Technical College. It moved to its current location in 1958, occupying eight newly built office complexes and the original Cameron ranch house. In 1965 the college became a part of the Los Rios Community College District and became American River College. Today, along with Cosumnes River College, Folsom Lake College and Sacramento City College, ARC is directed by a seven-member board of trustees elected by voters residing in the district.

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4700 College Oak Dr, Sacramento CA 95841-4286

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31 per 100k

Violent Crime

7 per 100k

What is American River College known for?

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Who are American River College's Most influential alumni?

American River College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Computer Science, Education, and Political Science. American River College’s most academically influential people include Tanishq Abraham, Ewa Klamt, and Troy Kotsur.

Tanishq Abraham

Child prodigy, Mensa member

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Ewa Klamt

German politician

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Troy Kotsur

American actor

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Lowell Palmer

American baseball player

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Lorna Patterson

American actress

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Lloyd Connelly

American politician

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Mike White
Mike White

American baseball player

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Leslie Alexander

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Andre Khabbazi

American actor

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Edward C. Noonan

American politician

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Dana Sabraw
Dana Sabraw

United States federal judge

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Greg Withrow

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