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Rio Salado College

Tempe, AZ 2-Year Public
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Rio Salado College Academics

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Rio Salado College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Rio Salado College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Rio Salado College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Rio Salado College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Rio Salado College?

Rio Salado College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Rio Salado College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Rio Salado College

When choosing a major, Rio Salado College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Rio Salado College.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Rio Salado College does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Rio Salado College

Rio Salado College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Rio Salado College

Does Rio Salado College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Rio Salado College does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Rio Salado College Have An Online Program?

✅ Rio Salado College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Rio Salado College Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Rio Salado College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Rio Salado College Have An Honors Program?

✅ Rio Salado College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Rio Salado College Require Internships?

🟨 Rio Salado College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About Rio Salado College

Rio Salado College Library

The main library on campus is the Rio Salado Library and Information Center and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Rio Salado College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Rio Salado College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Rio Salado College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Rio Salado College does not have any ROTC programs.

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