Riverside City College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,380

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,462

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

13.9%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

20,863

27.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

27.9%

416 Graduates

About

Riverside City College is a higher education institution located in Riverside County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Riverside City College were .

In 2017, 2,879 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Riverside City College. 64.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,696 degrees), 2.58 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (658 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Riverside City College is $1,380, which is $-6,034 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Riverside City College is $1,380, which is $-6,034 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,462.

In 2017, 69% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 2% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,380

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Riverside City College was $1,380. The cost of tuition at Riverside City College is $-6,034 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,462

2017 Value

2.71%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Riverside City College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,462. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Riverside City College grew by 2.71%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,660

Room and Board

$1,792

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Riverside City College was of $15,660 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,792. The cost of room and board increased by 3.24% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.59% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

69%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

2%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

69% of undergraduate students at Riverside City College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.17% with respect to 2016, when 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

13.9%

2016 Default Rate

47

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Riverside City College was 13.9%, which represents 47 out of the 338 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Riverside City College has a total enrollment of 20,863 students. The full-time enrollment at Riverside City College is 5,826 students and the part-time enrollment is 15,037. This means that 27.9% of students enrolled at Riverside City College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Riverside City College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.7% Hispanic or Latino, 19.6% White, 7.78% Black or African American, 5.41% Asian, 1.85% Two or More Races, 0.374% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.297% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Riverside City College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (35.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (24.6%) and White Female (10.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

27.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Riverside City College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 20,863 students. The full-time enrollment at Riverside City College is 5,826 and the part-time enrollment is 15,037. This means that 27.9% of students enrolled at Riverside City College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Riverside City College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Riverside City College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    13,086

  2. White

    4,083

  3. Black or African American

    1,623

The enrolled student population at Riverside City College is 62.7% Hispanic or Latino, 19.6% White, 7.78% Black or African American, 5.41% Asian, 1.85% Two or More Races, 0.374% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.297% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 66 students (0.316%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 827 more women than men received degrees from Riverside City College. The majority of degree recipients at Riverside City College are hispanic or latino (1,696 degrees awarded). There were 2.58 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (658 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Riverside City College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Riverside City College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (190 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (287 degrees), and Communication Technologies (42 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Riverside City College are Elementary & middle school teachers (194,544 people), Other managers (81,791 people), Physicians (50,334 people), Registered nurses (48,563 people), and Education administrators (43,965 people).

The most specialized majors at Riverside City College are Human Sciences (190 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (287 degrees), Communication Technologies (42 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,110 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (102 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Riverside City College are Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Information security analysts, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Riverside City College are Human Sciences (190 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (287 degrees), Communication Technologies (42 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,110 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (102 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Riverside City College are Elementary & secondary schools (329,965 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (166,526 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (114,205 people), Outpatient care centers (66,453 people), and Computer Systems Design (58,839 people).

The most specialized majors at Riverside City College are Human Sciences (190 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (287 degrees), Communication Technologies (42 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,110 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (102 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Riverside City College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Riverside City College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,026

  2. 1,853

In 2017, 1,026 degrees were awarded to men at Riverside City College, which is 0.554 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,853).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 275 degrees were awarded to men at Riverside City College in Humanistic Studies, which is 0.528 times less than the 521 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 521 degrees were awarded to women at Riverside City College in Humanistic Studies, which is 1.89 times more than the 275 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%

100% Completion Time

25%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 7% of students graduating from Riverside City College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Riverside City College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.24% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,696 degrees awarded

  2. White

    658 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    183 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Riverside City College is hispanic or latino (1,696 degrees awarded). There were 2.58 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (658 degrees).

0.799% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1,107 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    589 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    416 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Riverside City College is hispanic or latino female (1,107 degrees awarded). There were 1.88 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (589 degrees).

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Operations

Riverside City College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.49M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $406k (11.6%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Riverside City College had a total salary expenditure of $156M. Riverside City College employs 244 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Riverside City College are Female Instructors (123), Male Instructors(121), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Riverside City College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 113 employees, Service, with 55 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 44 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.49M

2017 Endowment

19.2%

decline from 2016

Riverside City College has an endowment valued at about $3.49M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Riverside City College declined 19.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $167k lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Riverside City College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Riverside City College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$67.3M

2017 Salaries

4.28%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Riverside City College paid a median of $67.3M in salaries, which represents 43.1% of their overall expenditure ($156M) and a 4.28% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.21% growth from 2015 and a 7.64% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$25.4M

Instructional Salaries

244

Number of Employees

In 2017, Riverside City College paid a total of $25.4M to 244 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.01M (29.3%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

244 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

113 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Riverside City College were Instructor with 244 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Riverside City College were Office and Administrative Support with 113 employees; Service with 55 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 44 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Riverside City College was Female Instructor with 123 employees, Male Instructor with 121 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Riverside City College.

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