|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Student to faculty ratio||29:1|
Rio Salado College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.
Rio Salado College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $7,848 and in-state students paid $2,064.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 83% of Rio Salado College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 74% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,798 (which is 13% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Rio Salado College in 2016-2017, was 47, which is 56% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,169 (which is 30.5% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Rio Salado College has enrolled a total of 18,636 students (2,391 students full-time and 16,245 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 18,636 students, 1,553 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
The institution also enrolled 10,815 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 16%
Black/African American: 7%
Two or more races: 2%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Rio Salado College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||29%||4,618||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||17%||2,651||131|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||9%||1,453||0|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||5%||865||155|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||3%||537||123|
|Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services||2%||318||0|
|Legal Professions And Studies||2%||287||34|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Rio Salado College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Rio Salado College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,700. Last year, out of the total 3,321 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,590 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,665 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,265 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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