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Double Arrow Bullet ImageWhy American River College?

  • Technical training to Get a Job!
  • Affordable
  • Get an AS Degree/Certificate (many courses are transferable to UC and CSU)
  • Flexible scheduling with small class sizes.
  • Smoother transition from High School.
  • Latest in high tech equipment.
  • Hands-on training!
  • ARC is an accredited WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) college.
  • Industry approved/certified courses -- Courses certified by:
    • » NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation)
    • » ASE (Automotive Service Excellence)
    • » B.A.R. (Bureau of Automotive Repair)
    • » I-CAR (Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair)

Double Arrow Bullet ImageWhat will the program cost?

  • Typical Cost per comparable program for a full-time student:

    *See Tuition costs
    ARC Private Trade School
    $3,000* $30,000

  • No tool are provided!
  • Financial Aid is available

Double Arrow Bullet ImageIs ARC connected to the transportation industry?

  • ARC has industry connections with many companies in the automotive, auto collision and diesel industry. Browse to our Partnerships page for more information.

Double Arrow Bullet ImageWill my Son/Daughter be able to get a job when they complete a program?

  • Career Counseling and Employment Services are provided right on campus. Browse to our Careers page for more information.