Rio Salado College Online Programs

Rio Salado College is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Tempe, AZ. Rio Salado offers the online degree for undergraduate studies through Certificate, Associate programs.

  • Tuition & fees: $7,854 ($2,070 Arizona residents)
  • Online Students: 6,355
  • Online Programs: 66

Rio Salado Online Programs Overview

Rio Salado College (referred to as Rio Salado) is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Tempe, AZ. Rio Salado offers the online degree for undergraduate studies through Certificate, Associate programs.
The 2023 tuition & fees at Rio Salado College is $2,070 for Arizona residents and $7,854 for out-of-state students when a student take courses regularly (18 to 21 credit hours per semester). The tuition per credit hour is $85 for Arizona residents and $326 for out-of-state students. Total 6,355 students have enrolled in online degree programs exclusively out of total 17,078 students at Rio Salado College.
Rio Salado 2023 Online Programs Key Facts
Tuition & Fees$7,854
Costs per Credit$326
Online Students6,355
Online Programs66 programs
Offered Online ProgramsCertificate, Associate

Who Accredits Rio Salado College

Rio Salado College is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1981 - Current[Estimated Date]).

Online Degree & Major Programs

Rio Salado College offers 66 online major programs Next tables summarize the offered online major programs and its sub-programs at Rio Salado.
Online Associate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of Programs
Communication and Journalism [+] 2
Communication1
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia1
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 6
Information Technology1
Computer Programming, Specific Applications1
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst1
Computer Science1
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design1
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance1
Education [+] 3
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching1
Elementary Education and Teaching1
Secondary Education and Teaching1
Engineering Technology [+] 1
Nanotechnology1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 2
Japanese Language and Literature1
Spanish Language and Literature1
Work and Family Studies [+] 2
Human Nutrition1
Family and Community Services1
Legal Studies [+] 1
Legal Assistant/Paralegal1
English Language and Literature [+] 2
Creative Writing1
General Literature1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1
General Studies1
Humanities/Humanistic Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 2
Biology/Biological Sciences1
Biochemistry1
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 1
Mathematics1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1
Sustainability Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 1
Kinesiology and Exercise Science1
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 2
Philosophy1
Religion/Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences [+] 6
Physical Sciences1
Astronomy1
Meteorology1
Chemistry1
Geology/Earth Science1
Physics1
Psychology [+] 1
Psychology1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 1
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies1
Human Services [+] 1
Social Work1
Social Sciences [+] 5
Anthropology1
Economics1
Geography1
Political Science and Government1
Sociology1
Transportation and Materials Moving [+] 1
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations1
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 4
Communication Sciences and Disorders1
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist1
Long Term Care Administration/Management1
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling1
Business [+] 8
Business/Commerce1
Business Administration and Management1
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management1
Retail Management1
Accounting1
Customer Service Support/Call Center/Teleservice Operation1
Organizational Behavior Studies1
Insurance1
History [+] 1
History1
Total57
Online 1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of Programs
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 4
Computer Programming, Specific Applications1
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst1
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design1
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance1
Legal Studies [+] 1
Legal Assistant/Paralegal1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1
Natural Sciences1
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 1
Art/Art Studies1
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling1
Business [+] 1
Business/Commerce1
Total9

2023 Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition & fees of Rio Salado are $2,070 for Arizona residents and $7,854 for other students. The tuition per credit hour of Rio Salado is $85 for Arizona residents and $326 for other students.
2022-2023 Online Degree Tuition at Rio Salado
Undergraduate ProgramsArizona residentsOut of State
Tuition & Fees$2,070$7,854
Cost Per Credit$85$326

Distance Learning Student Population

At online degree programs at Rio Salado, 6,355 students (37.21% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 465 students (2.72% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the student population enrolled in online programs at Rio Salado.
Distance Learning Student Population at Rio Salado
TotalEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Number of Students17,0786,35546510,258

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