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Funding Options

Rio Salado College offers several ways to help you budget your education expenses. Our tuition is affordable and is calculated on a per credit hour basis depending on your residency status. When paying for tuition and fees, you can choose from the following options:


  • Payments are made before each semester starts.

Payment Plan

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Third-party Plan

  • Payments are made by an employer or other agency.

Military Benefits

  • Payments are made using active-duty military tuition reimbursement or veterans' benefits.

Financial Aid

  • If you are receiving financial aid from another college, you are not eligible to apply for additional financial aid at Rio Salado College. To learn about other options including consortium agreements contact the financial aid office at your current institution.

Steps for Financial Aid

Plan ahead!
It can take 6-8 weeks to complete the Financial Aid application process.


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