Rio Salado College

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General Information

Admission Office

2323 West 14th Street

Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 517-8150

(800) 729-1197

Fax: (480) 517-8199



Contact: Ruby Miller

Director of Registration and Records
Main Address

2323 West 14th Street

Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 517-8000

www.riosalado.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 18,331

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,849

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Dental hygiene program has GPA requirements.


College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Banking/Financial Services A
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies C
International Business A
Office Management A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C

Engineering Technologies

Water Quality/Treatment A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance A,C
Substance Abuse Counseling A,C

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration A,C

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Rio Salado College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(480) 517-8000
Website:www.rio.maricopa.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address:2323 W 14th St, Tempe, AZ 85281
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:18,636
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:29 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:7,307 (39% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$2,094
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,878
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:83%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$3,867

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Rio Salado College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Rio Salado College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services148
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services62
Construction Trades4
Education75
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields11
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences42
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs55
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service53
Legal Professions and Studies21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies21
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Physical Sciences1
Precision Production1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Transportation and Materials Moving21
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total6335

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Rio Salado College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services108
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services61
Education1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs31
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Physical Sciences1
Grand total2814

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Rio Salado College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$2,094
Out-of-state$7,878
Books and supplies$1,288

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid7083%
Grant or scholarship aid6274%$3,867
Student loan aid4756%$3,169

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,33821%$2,381
Federal student loans2,53912%$3,834

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Rio Salado College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Rio Salado College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Rio Salado College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment18,636
Undergraduate enrollment18,636
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Rio Salado College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)

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