Rio Hondo College

3600 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier, CA 90601-1616

About Rio Hondo College

Rio Hondo College is classified as a public Associate’s college located within a suburban environment. This college is considered a single-campus institution, and all requirements for an associate’s degree can be completed at one primary campus location. This very large two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of at least 10,000 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, up to 60% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate22,432
Student Age% Under 2548%
 % 25 and Over44%
 % Age Unknown8%
Attendance Type% Full-time23%
 % Part-time77%
Race/Ethnicity% White9.9%
 % Black2.2%
 % Asian7.5%
 % Latino57.5%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown22.3%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$666
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$5,062
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid37%
 % Undergraduates with Loans31%
 % Undergraduates with Grants36%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,638
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,872
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,996
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,996

Neighborhood Data for the Whittier Area

Median Age35.3
Median Household Income$59,356
Total Population25,358
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.3% 50.7%
 Age 0-952.6%47.4%
 Age 10-1753.1%46.9%
 Age 18-2450.3%49.7%
 Age 25-2955.6%44.4%
 Age 30-3948.0%52.0%
Race/Ethnicity% White48.4%
 % Black0.6%
 % Asian1.2%
 % Latino87.1%
 % Native American1.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,872
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,147
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5000.0%15.8%2.2%
 $500 to $74973.1%9.1%0.0%
 $750 to $99926.9%49.5%7.6%
 Over $10000.0%25.5%88.5%
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