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About Riverside City College

Riverside City College is a public school in an suburban setting in Riverside, California. Riverside City College was founded in 1916 and enrolls 18,586 undergrads and no graduate students.

2021 Riverside City College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $1,380
Out-of-State $9,330

2022 Riverside City College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Early Admission at Riverside City College

Riverside City College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Riverside City College Acceptance Rate 2012

Around 0% of applicants get into Riverside City College each year.

Riverside City College Waitlist

Riverside City College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Riverside City College?

Riverside City College is considered to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Riverside City College, applicants must submit the following items.

Riverside City College Application Requirements

GPA and Test Scores for Riverside City College

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Riverside City College.

Is Riverside City College Test Optional?

Riverside City 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.


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Does Riverside City College Have Student Housing?

Riverside City College does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commute from home or find their own housing.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Riverside City College.

Financial Aid at Riverside City College

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

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Riverside City College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Riverside City 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 and Student Debt

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

Based on this information, how does Riverside City College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Riverside City College a good school for you?

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Where is Riverside City College?

Riverside City College is located in the suburban setting of Riverside, California, less than an hour from Los Angeles.

If you want to see Riverside City College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take State Highway 91 to Riverside, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Ontario International.

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

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College Info

4800 Magnolia Avenue Riverside, CA 92506-1299

Campus Setting: Suburban

Riverside City College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Riverside City College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Riverside City College is Continuous processing.

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

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Riverside City College ACT Scores

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Riverside City College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$1,420

In State

$9,370

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$1,380
$9,330
Fees
$40
$40
Housing
Unknown
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Books
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Student Life

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Full Time

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© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

18,586

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,420

Out-of-State

$9,370

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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