Rio Hondo College: Review & Facts

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Rio Hondo College is a very large two-year, public school with 17,645 students enrolled. This college is one of the 3 schools located in Whittier, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
39
At Rio Hondo College you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

RHC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 39 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Firefighting, Work and Family Studies, Management, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
75%
Rio Hondo College student retention rate is fair at 75% (close to California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Rio Hondo College is very low - 24%. Around 15% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Rio Hondo College is quite disappointing: 33:1. Read more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,800
Average tuition price is low - $5,700 per year. The additional fees at RHC beyond tuition are around $100, which makes it a total of $5,800 a year.

Read the details about Rio Hondo College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Rio Hondo College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (562) 692-0921 or check Rio Hondo College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Rio Hondo College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at RHC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Rio Hondo College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Rio Hondo College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Rio Hondo College Location and Maps



Post Address: Rio Hondo College, 3600 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier, California 90601-1616, USA
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