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A Head Start on Life

When it comes to life, one of the best ways to get and maintain a competitive edge is to have a college degree. College graduates have greater job opportunities, earn more, and have better chances for promotions than non-college graduates.


How Much More Do They Earn?

According to the Census Bureau, over an adult's working life, high school graduates earn an average of $1.2 million; associate's degree holders earn about $1.6 million; and bachelor's degree holders earn about $2.1 million.


Yes, There are Reasons Besides Money

According to research by the Institute for Higher Education Policy, college graduates are healthier, have healthier children, have higher levels of savings, make better consumer decisions, and have more hobbies and leisure activities.


Why Choose Us?

Here are our students' Top 10 reasons for choosing a Riverside Community College District campus:

  1. Open admission with no application fee
  2. No SAT or ACT requirement
  3. AP credits/placement accepted
  4. Classes are taught by instructors, not graduate or teaching assistants
  5. Low cost tuition $46/credit unit
  6. Classes transfer to four-year universities including priority transfer to UC and CSU
  7. Professional technical and vocational programs
  8. Student organizations, activities and athletics
  9. Variety of degrees and/or certificates
  10. Transfer and Career Center on each campus


Don't forget college life

Get information and participate in Clubs. Also, visit the Associated Students @ MVC office. Get Involved!


Are You Eligible?

If you meet any one of the following, you are eligible to attend a Riverside Community College District campus.

  • Have graduated from high school
  • Have passed the CA High School Proficiency Exam
  • Did not graduate but have attained a Certificate of Completion
  • Have passed the GED examination
  • Did not graduate but are 18 years of age or older
  • Are an international student who has satisfied the international student admissions requirements


How Do You Apply?

You may submit an application online at . Applications are processed in 24-48 hours (weekends & holidays excluded)

Apply early for the best selection of classes. Late applicants may experience delays in registration and limited class availability.


When Can You Apply?

See the Application Dates for every semester.