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Registration Fees - Sliding Scale Fee

Fee Guidelines

  1. A registration fee will be charged every 16 weeks.
  2. The fee will range from $25 to $70.
  3. The fee amount is based on a student’s household income and the number of family members in the household.
  4. New students are to pay the fee at a Rio Salado College location at the time eligibility is determined. Continuing students are to pay the fee every 16 weeks from their initial start date.
  5. Fee payment may be made by credit card or money order/cashier’s check. Credit cards accepted are: Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.
  6. The fee is non-refundable.

Sliding Scale Fee

  Minimum $25 Fee Reduced $40 Fee Reduced $55 Fee Full $70 Fee
Family Size Household Income Household Income Household Income Household Income
1 $0 to $11,490 $11,491 to $17,235 $17,236 to $22,980 $22,981 and above
2 $0 to $15,510 $15,511 to $23,265 $23,266 to $31,020 $31,021 and above
3 $0 to $19,530 $19,531 to $29,295 $29,296 to $39,060 $39,061 and above
4 $0 to $23,550 $23,551 to $35,325 $35,326 to $47,100 $47,101 and above
5 $0 to $27,570 $27,571 to $41,355 $41,356 to $55,140 $55,141 and above
6 $0 to $31,590 $31,591 to $47,385 $47,386 to $63,180 $63,181 and above
7 $0 to $35,610 $35,611 to $53,415 $53,416 to $71,220 $71,221 and above
8 $0 to $39,630 $39,631 to $59,445 $59,446 to $79,260 $79,261 and above
Each add'l family member Add $4,020 Add $6,030 Add $8,040  

Based on 2013 update of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) poverty guidelines to account for last calendar year's increase in prices as measured by the Consumer Price Index.