Rio Salado College: Narrative Description
RIO SALADO COLLEGE K-7
2323 West 14th St.
Tempe, AZ 85281-6950
Tel: (480)517-8000; 800-729-1197; Admissions: (480)517-8151; Fax: (480)517-8199; Web Site: http://www.rio.maricopa.edu/
Description: State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Maricopa County Community College District System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1978. Setting: urban campus. Educational spending 2002-03: $1807 per student. Total enrollment: 6,000. Students come from 44 states and territories, 38 other countries, 4% from out-of-state, 43% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.
Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for dental hygiene program. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Placement: ACT ASSET required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.
Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $1224 full-time, $51 per credit hour part-time. State resident tuition: $5088 full-time, $212 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5184 full-time, $216 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $10 full-time, $5 per term part-time.
Collegiate Environment: Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Rio Salado Library and Information Center with 16,000 books, 125 serials, 8,000 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $197,853. 750 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
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