The list of government resources on this page are intended to help active service members and veterans make an educated decision about attending Rio Salado College. They are provided as a means to comply with the Department of Defense’s Memorandum of Understanding and Executive Order 13607, establishing the Principles of Excellence for educational institutions serving service members, veterans and spouses/dependents using either federal tuition assistance or veterans education benefits.
This U.S. Department of Education website provides information regarding average costs, student demographics, graduation & retention rates, median salary after attending, and financial aid statistics (percentage of students paying down loans, receiving federal loans & typical total debt).
Paying for College
Created by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau this website provides information to help students make an informed financial aid decision. For example, resources help students compare financial aid offers, and understand loan repayment options.
GI Bill® Comparison Tool
This interactive Department of Veteran Affairs website provides information about estimated school cost and estimated VA education benefit amount for students based on their eligibility.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site.
This website helps students find colleges that have specific programs. It allows students to search by program, state, zip code, and institution type. Each college’s page also provides information regarding enrollment, financial aid, graduation & retention, and other useful college information. This website is created by the National Center for Education Statistics.