Riverside City College

4800 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506
Tel:
17,839 students
Public institution

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RCC has been the community's college of choice for nearly nine decades. The College offers 100+ programs leading to an associate's degree, career certificate or transfer to a four-year college or university. Each semester, more that 30,000 students take classes online or at one of RCC's campuses or education centers.
School Highlights:
Riverside City College serves 17,839 students (23% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 63%.
Riverside City College is one of 9 community colleges within Riverside County, CA.
The nearest community college is Kaplan College-Riverside (0.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Riverside City College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 17,839 teachers has declined by 45% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has decreased from 44:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
17,839 students
1,303 students
Riverside City College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,146 students
836 students
Riverside City College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 13,693 students
1,046 students
Riverside City College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Riverside City College sch enrollment Riverside City College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
9%
2%
Riverside City College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
41%
7%
Riverside City College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
9%
12%
Riverside City College Black (2006-2012)
% White
38%
67%
Riverside City College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Riverside City College More (2010-2012)
Riverside City College sch ethnicity Riverside City College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.67 0.45
Riverside City College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,413 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 73% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,813 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,413 $5,940
Riverside City College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,813 $10,072
Riverside City College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Riverside Community College has always been this community's college. One of the oldest two-year colleges in California. RCC traces its heritage back to 1916, to a time when Poly High School sat on what is now the Riverside City Campus. Located in the City of Riverside, the campus opened in 1916 on the site of the former Poly High School and today serves more than 19,000 students each semester. Students attending the City Campus can choose to earn an associate's degree, transfer to a four-year college or university or earn a career certificate that prepares them to enter the workforce. Thanks to strong programs in liberal arts and science, athletics, and performing arts, and home to the School for Nursing, RCC is one of California's leading community colleges and is a landmark in downtown Riverside. It is also home to the RCC Chancellor's Office and the Board of Trustees. Just as the Riverside City Campus is a focal point for education, athletic and performing arts activities, we believe that the RCC Alumni House will become a focal point for special alumni, college and community events. Reflected within the house are the heritage of Riverside, the Wood Streets, and RCC. Riverside Community College is a California public community college, fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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Did You Know?
Riverside, CA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.48, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Riverside, CA is Palo Verde College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.