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Past Events


Each year, Rio Salado College honors the achievements, perseverance, dedication and determination of our graduates at an annual commencement ceremony. Here is an overview of previous commencement ceremonies.

2016 Commencement Statistics

The 2016 commencement ceremony was held May 11 at the Orpheum Theater.

Statistics pending

2015 Commencement Statistics

The 2015 commencement ceremony was held May 5 at the Comerica Theater.

676 Associate Degrees

  • 177 Associate in Arts
  • 8 Associate in Elementary Education
  • 65 Associate in General Studies
  • 22 Associate in Business
  • 11 Associate in Science
  • 393 Associate in Applied Science

74 Academic Certificates

4,784 Certificates of Completion

214 Recognitions of Academic Achievement (Teacher Education Programs)
8 Recognitions of Academic Achievement (Bachelor Degree Pathway)

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2014 Commencement Statistics

The 2014 commencement ceremony was held May 6 at the Comerica Theater.

666 Associate Degrees

  • 145 Associate in Arts
  • 6 Associate in Elementary Education
  • 65 Associate in General Studies
  • 29 Associate in Business
  • 12 Associate in Science
  • 409 Associate in Applied Science

93 Academic Certificates

4,320 Certificates of Completion

248 Recognitions of Academic Achievement (Teacher Education Programs)
16 Recognitions of Academic Achievement (Bachelor Degree Pathway)

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2013 Commencement

The 2013 commencement ceremony was held at the Phoenix Convention Center on May 8 with more than 170 graduates participated in the event.

Statistics:

584 Associate Degrees

  • 166 Associate in Arts
  • 17 Associate in Elementary Education
  • 55 Associate in General Studies
  • 17 Associate in Business
  • 8 Associate in Science
  • 321 Associate in Applied Science

47 Academic Certificates

4,225 Certificates of Completion

287 Recognitions of Academic Achievement (Teacher Education Programs)
15 Recognitions of Academic Achievement (Bachelor Degree Pathway)

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2012 Commencement

The 2012 commencement ceremony was held at the Orpheum Theater in Phoenix on May 17 with more than 150 graduates participating.

Statistics:

576 Associate Degrees

  • 134 Associate in Arts
  • 8 Associate in Elementary Education
  • 65 Associate in General Studies
  • 16 Associate in Business
  • 4 Associate in Science
  • 349 Associate in Applied Science

29 Academic Certificates

3,807 Certificates of Completion

195 Recognitions of Academic Achievement (Teacher Education Programs)
8 Recognitions of Academic Achievement (Bachelor Degree Pathway)

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