Riverside Community College (RCC)

Riverside, CA

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Riverside Community College

Riverside Community College

Riverside Community College Student Essentials

Riverside Community College Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.rcc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $1,413
Out-of-State Tuition: $6,813
Retention Rate: 71%
Enrollment: 27,237
Year Established: 1916

About RCC

For residents of Riverside, California, Riverside Community College (RCC) is a great place to begin your educational journey, with RCC’s numerous academic, extracurricular and arts offerings.

Located only an hour from downtown Los Angeles, just east of Anaheim, RCC’s campus offers a beautiful, enclosed setting not far from urban stimulation.

Riverside Community College provides its many students with a wide range of choices, which include numerous associate’s degrees and career certificates that can lead directly to a career or to four-year university transfer.

Some of the more notable programs of study at RCC include their school of nursing and their programs in liberal arts and sciences. Students may also study everything from Banking to Business to Film Studies to Speech Communications.

Another of its stronger programs is the Performing Arts Division. Performing arts students participate in theatrical and dance performances as well as master classes and national festivals.

Many Riverside Community College students transfer to the University of California Riverside, or other UC schools such as UCLA. Since RCC has transfer agreements with all California state schools, many students also transfer to Cal State schools.

Other programs that RCC offers are the Young At Heart program, for senior citizens, as well as non-credit courses for personal enrichment.

Online tutoring, mental health counseling and career services are some of the supports available for all RCC students.

Since many students apply for financial aid, RCC has an informative Financial Aid TV program on its website. They also offer individual counseling to help students apply and prepare for aid. Some forms of aid available include grants, loans and scholarships.

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RCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 6 Reviews

67% of students gave Riverside Community College 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

Former Student - Last Attended 2007

Overall Rating

This community college is like most others. It's a great springboard to other institutions and will have most classes that you need. The schedules are accommodating and the class sizes are med to large. Once registered the staff was helpful and i had a good experience while i was there.


RCC Map & Location

Riverside Community College
4800 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506


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Getting Around RCC

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Riverside, CA

Winter
Dec
68
42
Jan
69
43
Feb
70
45
Spring
Mar
73
46
Apr
78
50
May
83
55
Summer
Jun
89
59
Jul
95
64
Aug
96
65
Fall
Sep
92
62
Oct
83
55
Nov
75
47

RCC Students

Total Students 27,237

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 49%
  • African American: 10%
  • Caucasian: 25%
  • Asian: 7%
  • Unknown and Other: 7%
Latino 49%
African American 10%
Caucasian 25%
Asian 7%
Unknown and Other 7%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 15%
Part-Time 85%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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