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Rio Hondo College
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3600 Workman Mill Rd
Whittier, CA 90601
(562) 692-0921

About the college

Rio Hondo College is a school dedicated in providing financial aid options to its growing number of students. While the college has had some difficulty with state funding, it has made equal strides with scholarships and ways to gain money for the school, its equipment, programs, and projects. The mission of Rio Hondo is simple: treat each student with individuality and give him or her all that they need to succeed on their pathway to the future. Rio Hondo is all about giving back to get ahead.


The Rio Hondo College, RHC, campus is located in the beautiful city of Whittier in a state that screams career opportunity. In California, students are exposed to a state that has a large size with career choices around every corner. The campus offers a child development center for use while you work or attend classes, an on campus library, assessment center, career center and counseling for help along the way. RHC also offers the Cal Works program that helps families receiving TANF through the government to be able to earn an education too.


There are divisions at RHC that are broken down by field of study. Students can choose from arts and cultural programs, business/economic development/community services, career and technical education, communications and languages, health sciences, mathematics/sciences, physical education, public safety/administration of justice and social science/humanities/philosophy. Each division has program and courses within it where students can study and graduate with degrees and diplomas in their chosen career field.

Today graduates can go far with RHC on their resume and a degree in a program that fits their career goal. Whether a career in the art world, mass communications, nursing or the visual arts is your goal RHC can help, you achieve success in the future and the job market.

College Type: 2-year, Public

Offering: Less than one year certificate, One but less than two years certificate, Associate's degree

Campus Setting: Suburb, Large

Campus Housing Available: No

Student Population: 21041, 100% undergraduates

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