Student Population at Rio Salado
17,362 (all undergraduate)
2021 Student Population
A total of 17,362 students have enrolled at Rio Salado College (all undergraduate).
By gender, 6,579 male and 10,783 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 2,634 full-time students and 14,728 part-time students.
The number of students at Rio Salado College is very large compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Cochise County Community College District and GateWay Community College, its population is very large (average population is 3,566).
Rio Salado College offers online degree/certificate programs and 8,677 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 6,579 male and 10,783 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.61 to 1 and the ratio is lower (relatively less men students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.
Gender Distribution Table
Gedner Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 9,225 White students (53.13%) and 4,518 Hispanic students (26.02%) at Rio Salado College(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Rio Salado College.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table
|American Indian or Alaska Native||258||80||178|
|Black or African American||1,029||360||669|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||35||13||22|
|Two or More Races||888||327||561|
Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 11,442 students whose age under twenty five and 3,977 students whose age is over thirty years old at Rio Salado College.
Especially, 7,553 students are younger than eighteen and 65 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Rio Salado College.
Enrollment by Student Age Table
|65 and over||65||24||41|
Student Age Distribution Chart
Online Student Population
At Rio Salado College, 9,188 students (52.92% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 8,677 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 7,718 students live in Arizona where Rio Salado College is located in and 472 students have enrolled from other states.
Online Enrollment Table
|Number of Students|
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||8,677|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||511|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||8,174|
|Number of Students|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||8,677|
|Other State in U.S.||472|
|Outside of U.S.||8|