Rio Hondo College

Whittier, CA, USA
2.87 Average Rating

Rio Hondo College is a public, 2-year institution located in Whittier, California. Along with the main campus, RHC also maintains satellite centers in El Monte, South Whittier, Santa Fe Springs, and Pico Rivera. The college offers a wide variety of associate degree and certificate options, with one bachelor’s degree option available to students studying Automotive Technology. Students attending classes on-campus have the opportunity to visit a number of RHC’s facilities, such as the Black Box Theater, the observatory, and the Rio Hondo College Library.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
99%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
19,220
Total Number of Undergrads
19,220
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
31:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$5,004
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$1,360
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$6,960
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1746

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
83%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,488
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
83%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,558
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$200

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
1%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$4,794
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$4,030
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$43
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
57%
43%
Student Organizations
29
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Association
NJCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$38,500
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What Students Are Saying

2.87 Average Rating
Rio Hondo is a great community college which has great teachers classes and staff willing to help the students.
Humberto from El Monte, CA
Rio Hondo College is a great school to get started on your educational career. Teachers are exemplary! Every effort they make is to promote their students and create a positive environment.
Claire from Whittier, CA

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