Rio Salado College
Rio Salado College is one of the twenty public 2-year colleges in Arizona. The campus is located in an urban area, in Tempe.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 17,635 students attend the school. Every year 14% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Rio Salado College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $2,064, and fees were $30. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,848 and $30 respectively.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Number of Students17,635|
|Student to Faculty Ratio30:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1981 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1966 - 06/30/2010
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$86/credit|
|In State Students||$86/credit|
|Out of State Students||$327/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 86% of Rio Salado College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||5%||$800|
|State Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||12%||$902|
|Federal Student Loans||56%||$2,940|
$6,850Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$6,659|
|$30,001 to $48,000$7,396|
|$48,001 to $75,000$7,760|
|$75,001 to $110,000$10,629|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Arizona state board of nursing.