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Rio Salado College Admissions

If you want to apply to Rio Salado College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Rio Salado College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Rio Salado College 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
Waitlist No

Applying Early to Rio Salado College?

Rio Salado College does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Rio Salado College

Getting into Rio Salado College is not competitive. Rio Salado College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, Rio Salado College **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Rio Salado College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to dental hygiene program is program moderately difficult.

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

What Does Rio Salado College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you stand out.

Rio Salado College Application Requirements

Double check with Rio Salado College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Rio Salado College?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

Rio Salado College doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Rio Salado College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Rio Salado College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Rio Salado College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Rio Salado College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Rio Salado College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Rio Salado College?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Rio Salado College.

Does Rio Salado College accept transfer credits?

Rio Salado College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Rio Salado College accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Do I have to submit test scores to Rio Salado College?

Rio Salado College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

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Rio Salado College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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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.

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