Over a century of greatness 

Riverside City College has served the City of Riverside and surrounding communities since 1918. In that time, we have built a reputation​ for offering strong academic, career technical, performing arts and athletic programs. We offer over 200 degrees and certificates (career training) programs in subjects and industry sectors.  

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Quality and affordable education

We offer the same general education courses as UC and CSU schools, but for a fraction of the cost. By starting at RCC and transferring to a four-year university, students can earn a bachelor's degree with less student debt. 

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Wherever you start, RCC is here for you:

Looking to transfer to a four-year school? 

We are dedicated to provide students with information and opportunities to transfer to a four-year university. We have a variety of transfer agreements (ADT &TAG) with California State University’s (CSU) and Universities of California (UC) that guarantees priority admission to a CSU or UC campus, though not necessarily to a particular campus or major. We have students who transfer to any university you can think of, such as UCR, Cal State San Bernardino, UCLA, and Columbia.


Interested in Getting to Work? Learn a trade.

We offer more than 80 certificate and/or degree patterns in 11 different industry sectors, one of the largest selections within the Inland Empire. We offer degrees and/or certificates in the following career training programs:


Administration of Justice
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC)
American Sign Language
Applied Digital Media
Automotive Technology
Business administration

Computer Applications & Office Technology

Computer Information System


Culinary Arts

Early Childhood Education

Education Paraprofessional


Film, Television, and Video

Kinesiology/Exercise, Sport & Wellness


Paralegal Studies


​​Welding Technology

Full college experience

Whether you want to play for an athletic team, join student government to have a say in the dynamics of the campus or meet with other students who share the same interests, at RCC you have the opportunity to experience the student life you find at four-year universities. 

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