The American River College is a community college, offering its educational services in Sacramento County, California. The college was establised in 1955 as an American River Junior College. The institution is a very popular choice among students in the greater Sacramento area, as it acts as a starting point for later transfer to competitive four-year universities (i.e. the University of California, Davis )and semi-competitive universities like California State University, Sacramento. Students, who are not aiming to transfer have the chance of enrolling for certification in... See full description.