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Riverside City is a public college located in Riverside, California in the Los Angeles Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,383 undergraduate students. The Riverside City acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Biological and Physical Sciences, and Child Care Provider. Graduating 29% of students, Riverside City alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $22,900.
About Riverside City College...
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
Address
4800 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$7,670/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $5,701/ year
  • $30-48k
    $6,222/ year
  • $49-75k
    $8,362/ year
  • $76-110k
    $10,131/ year
  • $110k+
    $12,578/ year
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Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
28:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.162 responses
28%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.151 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.151 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,383Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
54%
Varsity Athletes
8%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$30,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
29%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
81%
National
83%

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RCC is a pretty place but the main problem with that college is the parking: there are so many students that have enrolled in here and that caused a limited amount of parking, despite having multiple parking areas that are bigger than the college itself. Everything else is quite fantastic! Everyone is quite nice and very diverse; we have students that are from half-way around the world! There are also free food on thanksgiving day so that was really great, I got to bond with people that I've never met before. As of the professors, there are good professors and bad ones: some have bipolar characteristics and some have a caring characteristic and some are just completely terrific that just keeps you in engage in learning!
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Riverside City College is a great community college! The campus is small and not as impacted as other schools in the area. My first year attending RCC I was fortunate enough to have some amazing professors. Professor Skinner in particular, has been my favorite thus far. She pushes her students to do their absolute best. She genuinely cares about the academic success of her students. However, not all professors are like Skinner. I have had a few professors that have made me question why they are teaching and why RCC hired them. One professor comes to mind specifically when questioning expertise; he shall remain anonymous. Professor Anon was absolute no help when it came to statistics. 95% of his class failed his tests and would pass with a 'D.' Aside from the hit or miss quality of professors, I would much rather take classes at RCC than Chaffey College.
Riverside Community college in amazing in so many ways. It offers so many career possibilities and a choose to complete classes online or at three different campus locations. The professors here really strive to make sure their students are successful and happy in their academics, this school even offers a tutor center to help struggling students in their class work. This school deserves a huge thumbs up!