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American River College Associate in General Social Sciences

601 Associate Degrees Awarded
$23,579 Average Salary

The main focus area for this major is General Social Sciences. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

General Social Sciences is a major offered under the social sciences program of study at American River College. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the associate degree program in social sciences, such as diversity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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How Much Does an Associate in Social Sciences from American River Cost?

$1,288 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)
The average cost for an undergraduate to attend American River College is unavailable at this time due to insufficient data.

How Much Can You Make With an Associate in Social Sciences From American River?

$23,579 Average Salary
Below Average Earnings Boost

The median early career salary of social sciences students who receive their associate degree from American River is $23,579 per year. That is 2% lower than the national average of $24,100.


Does American River Offer an Online Associate in Social Sciences?

Online degrees for the American River social sciences associate degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the American River Online Learning page.

American River Associate Student Diversity for Social Sciences

601 Associate Degrees Awarded
63.4% Women
57.6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 601 associate degrees in social sciences awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 63.4% of the students who received their Associate in social sciences in 2019-2020 were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 69.4%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received an associate degree in social sciences at American River in 2019-2020, 57.6% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 62%.

Race/EthnicityNumber of Students
Black or African American76
Hispanic or Latino157
Native American or Alaska Native3
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander9
International Students3
Other Races/Ethnicities62

Associate in Social Sciences Focus Areas at American River

General Social Sciences students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus AreaAnnual Graduates
General Social Sciences601

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to general social sciences.

Related MajorAnnual Graduates
Geography & Cartography19
International Relations & National Security2
Political Science & Government27

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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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