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: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 19,103
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 32 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 8,946 (47% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $2,070
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,854
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 77%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,592

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Rio Salado College Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 159
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 74
Construction Trades 51
Education 75
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 21
English Language and Literature/Letters 21
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 53
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 74
History 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 93
Legal Professions and Studies 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 22
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 42
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Physical Sciences 55
Precision Production 1
Psychology 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 21
Social Sciences 55
Transportation and Materials Moving 11
Visual and Performing Arts 74
Grand total 10058

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $2,070
Out-of-state $7,854
Books and supplies $1,464

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 72 77%
Grant or scholarship aid 64 68% $4,592
Student loan aid 36 38% $3,567

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,307 18% $2,401
Federal student loans 1,501 8% $3,789

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.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2020

Total Enrollment 19,103
Undergraduate enrollment 19,103
Graduate enrollment 0

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 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)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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.

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