Rio Hondo College is a public school in the suburban setting of Whittier, California. RHC was founded in 1960 and the school presently has around 15,692 students a year, which includes 15,692 undergraduate students. RHC ensures housing for students. The majority of students live on campus.
📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is August 20.
There are many ways for students to get involved at RHC!
Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of RHC's theater groups.
Are you interested in journalism and 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.
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There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how competitive a university is.
Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what RHC offers and if the college could be the right college for you.
Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.
The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.
Check with RHC directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.
Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.
For information on RHC's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.
The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022
Some aid is available 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, is RHC the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is RHC a good school for you?
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RHC is located in the suburban setting of Whittier, California, less than an hour from Los Angeles.
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3600 Workman Mill Road Whittier, CA 90601-1699
Campus Setting: Suburban
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
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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Wondering what life at RHC is like? There are approximately 15,692 students enrolled at RHC. 28% percent of students attend school full-time.
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