Located in Southeast Los Angeles County, California, Rio Hondo College has been catering to the educational needs of it’s community for over fifty years. Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the college offers associate’s degrees, college transfer degees, vocational certificates, community service classes and offers contract training for employer workforce. Many students choose to begin their educations at Rio Hondo and then transfer to a four-year university to obtain a bachelor’s because of the low cost and convenience of staying close to home.
The faculty at Rio Hondo is dedicated to enriching the lives of all students and providing the opportunity for their community to grow via education by recognizing the potential and worth of every single human being. They strive to provide an environment rich in opportunities for personal growth and advancement by offering a wide variety of classes and individual teaching methods to suit every student. To further promote the advancement and enrichment of every single person in it’s community, RHC has an open enrollment policy and uses a student-centered process during enrollment and throughout the student’s academic career.