Rio Salado College Overview
Located in Tempe, Arizona, Rio Salado College is a public institution. Tempe is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is Rio Salado College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Rio Salado College.
- In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Rio Salado College Rankings
Out of the 41 colleges in Arizona, Rio Salado College is ranked at #8.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Rio Salado College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Rio Salado College.
Where Is Rio Salado College?
Contact details for Rio Salado College are given below.
|Address:||2323 W 14Th St, Tempe, AZ 85281|
Can I Afford Rio Salado College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Rio Salado College, approximately 47% of students took out student loans averaging $2,965 a year. That adds up to $11,860 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Rio Salado College is 18.0%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Rio Salado College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 2,171 full-time undergraduates at Rio Salado College, 37% are male and 63% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Rio Salado College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||171|
|Hispanic or Latino||571|
Online Learning at Rio Salado College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Rio Salado College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 8th most popular in Arizona for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Rio Salado College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Rio Salado College was -3.8%. This is the #185 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Rio Salado College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Rio Salado College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Rio Salado College ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Rio Salado College.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Rio Salado College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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