Riverside City College: Review & Facts

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Riverside City College is a large two-year, public school with 19,090 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1916 and is one of the 11 schools and colleges located in Riverside, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
69
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Riverside City College.

Riverside City College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 69 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Biology, Work and Family Studies, and Cosmetology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
70%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Riverside City College is fair at 70% (close to California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
28 : 1
High
The graduation rate at Riverside City College is low - 37%. About 16% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Riverside City College is a bit disappointing - 28:1. Find out more about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,500
Low
Average tuition cost is low, $7,400 annually. The additional fees at Riverside City College not covered by tuition are about $100; this makes it a total of $7,500 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Riverside City College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (951) 222-8000 or check Riverside City College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Riverside City College provides a distance learning option, 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 Riverside City College, 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 Riverside City College.

Based on the college crime data, Riverside City College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Riverside City College Location and Maps



Post Address: Riverside City College, 4800 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, California 92506, USA
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