School Overview

Rio Salado College is a Public, 2-4 years college located in Tempe, Arizona. Rio Salado ranked 16th in Community Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 17,362 (all undergraduate) and student to faculty ratio is 28 to 1. It is a Associate's - Private Not-for-profit school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
Rio Salado College is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address2323 W 14th St, Tempe, AZ 85281
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 2-4 years
Carnegie CategoryAssociate's - Private Not-for-profit
Highest Degree OfferedAssociate's degree

Admission Information

Rio Salado College has an open admission policy (any students can attend with high school diploma or a certificate of attendance or General Educational Development (GED) certificate). Contact the school to get more information.
Open Admission Policy

Tuition & Fees

Rio Salado's 2022 tuition & fees is $2,070 for Arizona residents and $7,854 for out-of-students.
Arizona ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$2,070$7,854
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 17,362 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 8,677 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students17,362
Undergraduate Students17,362
Online Enrollment8,677

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs167 Programs
Number of online programs94 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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