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RHC Admissions

Rio Hondo College is not competitive to get into.

If you are applying to Rio Hondo College, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 8/20 and the application fee is $50.

Rio Hondo College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Rio Hondo College's admissions stats.

Rio Hondo College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Rio Hondo College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Rio Hondo College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 20

Applying Early to Rio Hondo College?

Rio Hondo College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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How Challenging Is It To Get Admitted to RHC?

Getting into RHC is not competitive. RHC has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2022, RHC **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like RHC, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to Rio Hondo College

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Rio Hondo College

Rio Hondo College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Rio Hondo College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine. What does Rio Hondo College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Rio Hondo College for more information on admission factors.

Rio Hondo College Application Requirements

To apply to Rio Hondo College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Rio Hondo College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Rio Hondo College?

Rio Hondo College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Rio Hondo College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Rio Hondo College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Rio Hondo College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Rio Hondo College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Rio Hondo College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Rio Hondo College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Rio Hondo College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Rio Hondo College accept transfer credits?

✅ Rio Hondo College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Rio Hondo College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ Rio Hondo College does not accept International Baccalaureate credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Rio Hondo College?

✅ Rio Hondo College is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Rio Hondo College?

❌ Rio Hondo College does not offer early decision.

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RHC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission



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

RHC SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available


Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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