Riverside City College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Riverside, CA

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How much is the Riverside City tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Riverside City's tuition & fees is $1,420 for California residents and $11,230 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $26,458 for California residents and $36,268 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Riverside City Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,420
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,230
Books & Supplies Costs$1,440
Off-campus Room & Board$19,674
Off-campus Expenses$3,924
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,420
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$12,462

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Riverside City' tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $13,259.
Riverside City College$1,420$11,230
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Riverside City and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Riverside City CollegeRiverside, CA$1,420$11,230
Cabrillo CollegeAptos, CA$1,270$9,910
Cerritos CollegeNorwalk, CA$1,364$12,004
Chabot CollegeHayward, CA$1,150$8,686
Chaffey CollegeRancho Cucamonga, CA$1,184$11,120
Citrus CollegeGlendora, CA$1,204$9,844
Columbia CollegeSonora, CA$1,547$8,870
Crafton Hills CollegeYucaipa, CA$1,188$12,320
College of the DesertPalm Desert, CA$1,326$9,586
Diablo Valley CollegePleasant Hill, CA$1,312$9,012
El Camino Community College DistrictTorrance, CA$1,144$7,144

Financial Aid and COA

At Riverside City College, 14,443 students (80%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $3,925.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Riverside City is $32,343 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,675 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $5,970 and the average amount of student loans is $3,800.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$26,458$36,268
Tuition & Fees$1,420$11,230
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$25,038$25,038
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$22,533$32,343
Average Financial Aid$3,925$3,925
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship14,44380%$3,925
Pell Grants5,56831%$3,606
Federal Student Loan1201%$6,436
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,67593%-
Grants or Scholarships1,67493%$5,970
Federal Grants1,60489%$4,437
Pell Grants87048%$4,722
Other Federal Grants1,58988%$1,894
State/Local Grants1,44380%$1,967
Institutional Grants392%$987
Student Loan Aid5-$3,800
Federal Student Loans5-$3,800
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level862862$7,079
110,001 or more22$5,791

Student Population

Riverside City College has a total of 19,147 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 7,009 male students and 10,951 female students attending Riverside City. The school offers online degree programs and 7,555 students enrolled online exclusively (39.46% of all students).
Undergraduate17,960 7,00910,951

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address4800 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered157 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population19,147
Graduation Rate32%
Transfer-out Rate7%
Retention Rate69% (Full-time), 43% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate24 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties269 (Full-time), 435 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs554 (Full-time), 478 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$110,100
Average Staff Salary$85,866