Rio Hondo College

Getting to and from college is not a problem for students at Rio Hondo College in Whittier, California. Full-time students (taking 12 or more credits) are eligible to receive a free bus pass on many local bus lines, including Montebello Bus Lines, Norwalk Transit, Sunshine Shuttle, Metro and Foothill Transit. Rio Hondo College serves many communities in the area, including Whittier, South El Monte, Santa Fe Springs, Pico Rivera and El Monte.

The ease of transportation to, from and around campus has earned the school the nickname “Go Rio.”

The college has hosted the fire and police academies for Rio Hondo, through the California government suspended the police academy after a security breach involved in testing Students can participate in on and off-campus study as well as on-line programs for multiple areas of study. Rio Hondo is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (562) 692-0921
Address: 3600 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier, California 90601-1616
Institution Type: Public, 2-year
Size: Large ( 17,000+ undergrad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate
In-State Tuition $ 681
Out-of-State Tuition $ 4,776
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 34 to 1
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Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management
Office Management and Supervision
Retail Management
Communication and Journalism
Communication Technologies and Support Services
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Computer Information Sciences
Information Technology
Education Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering Cad Cadd
Drafting and Design Technology Technician
Energy Management and Systems Technology Technician
Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology Technician
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
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Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Child Care Provider Assistant
Health Professions and Related Programs
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Police Science
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Technician
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Humanities Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians
Autobody Collision and Repair Technology Technician
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Physical Fitness Technician
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services
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