Community Colleges
#654 in Community Colleges

Overview

Rio Salado College is ranked 654th in Community Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Rio Salado College by comparing key academic facts to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona.
  • It has average tuition & fees of $7,854.
  • It has very large number of students of 18,304.
  • It offers average (104 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Rio Salado are $7,854 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona.

Rio Salado College $7,854

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges $8,177

2-4 Years Colleges $13,123

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona $7,491

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Rio Salado is 7% and it is lower (less completion rate) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona.

Rio Salado College 7%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 34%

2-4 Years Colleges 47%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona 21%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Rio Salado is 28% and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona.

Rio Salado College 28%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 17%

2-4 Years Colleges 16%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona 25%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Rio Salado is 30% and it is lower (many students stopped or transferred-out) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona.

Rio Salado College 30%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 61%

2-4 Years Colleges 65%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona 57%

Student Population

The total student population at Rio Salado is 18,304 and its population very large compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona.

Rio Salado College 18,304

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 5,796

2-4 Years Colleges 3,035

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona 8,942

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Rio Salado is $2,479 which is 31.56% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona.

Rio Salado College $2,479

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges $4,837

2-4 Years Colleges $4,948

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona $4,685

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Rio Salado is 31 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (many students per class/faculty) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona.

Rio Salado College 31 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 18 to 1

2-4 Years Colleges 17 to 1

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona 19 to 1

Number of Programs

Rio Salado offers 104 programs and it means average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona.

Rio Salado College 104

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 68

2-4 Years Colleges 39

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona 106

Number of Online Programs

Rio Salado offers 37 online programs and it means very diverse online programs compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona.

Rio Salado College 37

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 10

2-4 Years Colleges 10

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona 15