Rio Hondo College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 37%

Rio Hondo College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)19,94811,2768,672

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
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 Humanities400400
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services255255
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences207207
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service205205
Social Sciences123123
Health Professions and Related Programs102102
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies8585
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians5454
Visual and Performing Arts3636
English Language and Literature & Letters3636
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields3434
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3232
Precision Production2222
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1717
Physical Sciences1515
Mathematics and Statistics1414
Architecture and Related Services1313
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services1111
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1010
Biological and Biomedical Sciences66
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics44
Philosophy and Religious Studies33
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
City population85,000