Rio Hondo College: Ranking & Review

Whittier Rank United States Rank World Rank
3 1724 6151
Top 37%

Rio Hondo College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

3,954 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,447 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Rio Hondo College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Rio Hondo College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $19,760 $25,360
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Rio Hondo College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,288 $6,888
Fees for full-time undergraduates $72 $72
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $246

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 400 400
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 255 255
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 207 207
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 205 205
Social Sciences 123 123
Health Professions and Related Programs 102 102
Psychology 87 87
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 85 85
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 54 54
English Language and Literature & Letters 36 36
Visual and Performing Arts 36 36
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 34 34
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 32 32
Precision Production 22 22
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 17 17
Physical Sciences 15 15
Mathematics and Statistics 14 14
Architecture and Related Services 13 13
History 13 13
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 11 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 10 10
Engineering 8 8
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 6 6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4 4
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3 3
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total1,7921,792

A total of 1,792 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Rio Hondo College.

Graduation rate20%19%20%

General info

Alternative namesRHCCD
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff613
Instructional FTE325
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address3600 Workman Mill Rd
Whittier, California, 90601-1616
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large