Rio Salado College is one of ten Maricopa Community Colleges and one of the largest online public community colleges in the nation, serving more than 35,000 students annually with more than 18,000 online in 50 states. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, Rio Salado College offers nearly 600 online classes, 135+ degree and certificate programs and general education courses. The college also provides support for dual enrollment, military and incarcerated students, and serves as the largest provider of adult education in Arizona.
Rio Salado College is a public, state college in the city of Tempe, Arizona. Rio Salado College was founded in 1978 and enrolls 15,682 undergrads and no graduate students.
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Rio Salado College is locatedin the city of Tempe, Arizona, near the city of Phoenix.
If you want to see Rio Salado College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 10 to Tempe, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Phoenix Sky Harbor International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Rio Salado College and Tempe are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Rio Salado College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Rio Salado College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Wondering what life at Rio Salado College is like? There are approximately 15,682 students enrolled at Rio Salado College. 13% percent of students attend school full-time, 94% percent are from AZ and 6% percent of students are from other states.
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