Rio Salado College

2323 W 14th St, Tempe, AZ 85281

About Rio Salado College

Rio Salado College is classified as a public, multi-campus Associate’s college located within a large metropolitan area, or within an area with a population with more than 500,000 residents. This very large two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 5,000 to 9,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, up to 60% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate20,865
Student Age% Under 2551%
 % 25 and Over49%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time11%
 % Part-time89%
Race/Ethnicity% White62.3%
 % Black7.4%
 % Asian3.8%
 % Latino13.3%
 % Native American1.6%
 % Race Unknown11.3%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesNO
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyWeb Design & New Media
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$1,734
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$7,518
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid53%
 % Undergraduates with Loans37%
 % Undergraduates with Grants40%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,388
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,940
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,940

Neighborhood Data for the Tempe Area

Median Age27.9
Median Household Income$48,618
Total Population163,928
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total51.3% 48.7%
 Age 0-949.4%50.6%
 Age 10-1750.7%49.3%
 Age 18-2452.5%47.5%
 Age 25-2955.3%44.7%
 Age 30-3955.7%44.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White78.2%
 % Black4.9%
 % Asian7.0%
 % Latino20.7%
 % Native American3.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.5%
 % Indian (South Asia)2.3%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,388
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$806
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50016.7%3.5%2.6%
 $500 to $74938.7%46.5%0.0%
 $750 to $99913.2%39.6%46.3%
 Over $100031.4%10.4%35.0%