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 2022-2023, Riverside City's tuition & fees is $1,420 for California residents and $10,000 for out-of-state students based on the NCES data.
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 $35,038 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$10,000
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$9,881

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Riverside City' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,740. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $12,488.
Riverside City College$1,420$10,000
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,202
Public Schools$3,888$12,488
Private Schools$22,481

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$10,000
Cabrillo CollegeAptos, CA$1,262$8,630
Cerritos CollegeNorwalk, CA$1,364$10,324
Chabot CollegeHayward, CA$1,150$8,158
Chaffey CollegeRancho Cucamonga, CA$1,184$9,392
Citrus CollegeGlendora, CA$1,198$9,310
Columbia CollegeSonora, CA$1,356$7,308
Crafton Hills CollegeYucaipa, CA$1,182$9,942
College of the DesertPalm Desert, CA$1,326$9,138
Diablo Valley CollegePleasant Hill, CA$1,312$8,328
El Camino Community College DistrictTorrance, CA$1,144$7,984

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 $31,113 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$35,038
Tuition & Fees$1,420$10,000
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$25,038$25,038
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$22,533$31,113
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 Rate33%
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