Rio Hondo College (RHC)

Whittier, CA

Most Popular Majors

All Majors & Degrees

Arts & Humanities

Major Certificate Program Associates
Art/Art Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Language and Literature
General Music
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies


Major Certificate Program Associates
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Office Management and Supervision
Small Business Administration/Management

Communication & Media

Major Certificate Program Associates
Commercial & Advertising Art
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Radio and Television


Major Certificate Program Associates
Architectural Technology/Technician

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Certificate Program Associates
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Certificate Program Associates
Physical Fitness Technician (Personal Training and Exercise Science)

Health & Medical Services

Major Certificate Program Associates
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) and Licensed Vocational Nurse Training (LVN)
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Certificate Program Associates
Biological and Physical Sciences

Life Science

Major Certificate Program Associates
Biology/Biological Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Certificate Program Associates

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Certificate Program Associates
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

Skilled Trades

Major Certificate Program Associates
Autobody Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Social Sciences

Major Certificate Program Associates
Ethnic Studies

Technician Careers

Major Certificate Program Associates
Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Hazardous Materials Management and WasteTechnology/Technician


Major Certificate Program Associates
Information Technology

RHC Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 4 Reviews

100% of students gave Rio Hondo College 5 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2012

Academics Rating

well this is my first year at rio hondo college and so far i like it alot my classes are great and so are my teachers . the campus looks great . and i really like the wrestling program they have at the school

RHC Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Retention Rate 75%
Carnegie Class Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Single Campus

Specialty Study Options

  • Independent Study
  • Day Classes
  • Night Classes
  • Online Classes

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 53
  • Latino: 25
  • Asian: 11
  • African American: 5
  • Unknown and Other: 4
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1
Caucasian 53
Latino 25
Asian 11
African American 5
Unknown and Other 4
American Indian or Alaska native 1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1

Faculty at Rio Hondo College

Total Faculty 543
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 33
Full-Time Professors 433
Male Faculty 275
Part-Time Professors 392
Women Faculty 268

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