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About RHC

Rio Hondo College is a public school in a suburban setting in Whittier, California. RHC was founded in 1960 . RHC provides housing for students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at RHC! Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of RHC's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? RHC students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at RHC, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? RHC has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at RHC on the Student Life page.

Learn more about life at RHC on the Student Life page.

Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2022 is August 20.

2021 RHC Facts At-A-Glance
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Is RHC a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Let's take a closer look at all of these areas to get a clearer sense of what RHC offers and if it sounds like a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at RHC

Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for RHC Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Tuition and Financial Aid at RHC

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at RHC. Based on this information, how does RHC sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is RHC a good school for you?

If Rio Hondo College seems like a school you want to apply to, click the heart button to save it to your college list.

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Where is RHC?

RHC is located in the suburban setting of Whittier, California, less than an hour from Los Angeles.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what RHC and Whittier are like without leaving home.

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College Info

3600 Workman Mill Road Whittier, CA 90601-1699

Campus Setting: Suburban

RHC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 20

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to RHC is Aug 20.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to RHC is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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RHC Tuition & Fees

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$35,320

In State

$35,320

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$33,160
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