Rio Hondo College

3600 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier, CA 90601-1616
Rio Hondo College (commonly referred to as RHCCD or RHC) is a public higher education community college that is located in Whittier, California.

RHC offers associate's degrees and was founded in 1960 to serve the local areas. At the college also is the Rio Hondo Fire Academy and Rio Hondo Police Academy. RHC has online, off-campus and on-campus courses which are available to every student. The school has been accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are available at this school. Advanced Placement courses from high school can be applied as credit and on-campus day care is available.


General Information

Main Phone: (562) 692 -0921 Website: www.riohondo.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 526
School Type: Public- 2-year Affiliation: None
Size: Large (10,000 - 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 17,874
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 34 to 1


Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 28% Full-time 72% Part-time
Student Gender 54% Men 46% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

11% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
3% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
73% Hispanic/Latino 9% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 3% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 3% $ 2,739
Local Grant 23% $3,330
Institutional Grant 0% $ 0
Student Loans 2% $ 4,462

Majors & Degrees


Architecture and Related Services

Architectural Sciences and Technology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Architectural Technology 11 14 - - -

Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies

Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Ethnic Studies - 1 - - -

Architecture and Related Services

Architectural Sciences and Technology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Architectural Technology 11 14 - - -

Communication and Journalism

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism 1 - - - -

Communication Technologies and Support Services

Graphic Communications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects - 1 - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Technology 3 2 - - -

Education

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs 1 - - - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Drafting and Design Technology Technician 8 3 - - -
Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering Cad Cadd 2 1 - - -

Environmental Control Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology Technician - 7 - - -
Energy Management and Systems Technology Technician 1 7 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant 124 62 - - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - 2 - - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Humanities Humanistic Studies - 19 - - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - 207 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant 124 62 - - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - 34 - - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Fitness Technician 4 - - - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - 4 - - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Police Science 8 - - - -
Corrections 8 3 - - -
Criminal Justice Police Science 8 62 - - -

Fire Protection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Technician 71 59 - - -

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Police Science 8 - - - -
Corrections 8 3 - - -
Criminal Justice Police Science 8 62 - - -

Fire Protection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Technician 71 59 - - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services 2 - - - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Police Science 8 - - - -
Corrections 8 3 - - -
Criminal Justice Police Science 8 62 - - -

Fire Protection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Technician 71 59 - - -

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Police Science 8 - - - -
Corrections 8 3 - - -
Criminal Justice Police Science 8 62 - - -

Fire Protection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Technician 71 59 - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Autobody Collision and Repair Technology Technician 1 - - - -
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 17 6 - - -

Social Sciences

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography 3 - - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Autobody Collision and Repair Technology Technician 1 - - - -
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 17 6 - - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling 15 6 - - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Retail Management 1 - - - -
Office Management and Supervision 1 6 - - -
Business Administration and Management 1 67 - - -
Office Management and Supervision 4 67 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 3 4 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Retail Management 1 - - - -
Office Management and Supervision 1 6 - - -
Business Administration and Management 1 67 - - -
Office Management and Supervision 4 67 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 3 4 - - -


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