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Riverside City College is a public institution situated in Riverside, California. The city atmosphere of Riverside makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

149 Undergraduate Degrees

Where Is Riverside City College?

Location of Riverside City College

Contact details for Riverside City College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4800 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA 92506
Phone: 951-222-8000

How Do I Get Into Riverside City College?

You can apply to Riverside City College online at:

Riverside City College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Riverside City College?

1% Take Out Loans
13.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Riverside City College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $4,392 a year. That adds up to $17,568 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Riverside City College is 13.9%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Riverside City College Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,210 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
78% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 21,292 undergraduate students at Riverside City College, with 6,210 being full-time and 15,082 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Riverside City College

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,210 full-time undergraduates at Riverside City College, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Riverside City College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Riverside City College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Riverside City College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 345
Black or African American 446
Hispanic or Latino 3,910
White 1,187
International Students 196
Other Races/Ethnicities 126

Over 69 countries are represented at Riverside City College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Riverside City College

2,045 Took All Classes Online
4,991 Took At Least One Class Online
8.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 4,991 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Riverside City College has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Riverside City College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Riverside City College was 8.6%. This is the #1,018 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Riverside City College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Riverside City College Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
General Computer Programming 47 12 0 59
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 47 0 0 47
General Computer & Information Sciences 15 0 0 15
General Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications 0 6 7 13
Computer Science 0 7 0 7
Web/Multimedia Management & Webmaster 5 0 0 5
Data Modeling/Warehousing & Database Administration 3 0 0 3
Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Other Computer & Information Sciences & Support Services, Other 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 117 25 7 149


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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