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Reasons to Choose Rio

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We're committed to providing students with an affordable, accessible education no matter where they are. Rio Salado proudly offers online classes to students in all 50 states and across the globe. 

 

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Rio is here to support you!

At Rio Salado, we offer a wide array of student success services to help you achieve your academic ambitions. Here are just some of the tools and resources available to you as a student at Rio.

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RioLearn Student Portal

RioLearn is how you will access your course material, turn in assignments, and communicate with your instructors.

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Highly Satisfied Alumni

Highly Satisfied Alumni

Highly Satisfied Alumni

ROCHELLE YAZZIE

ROCHELLE YAZZIE

Associate degree in Early Childhood Education, 2022

I chose Rio Salado College because I am a single mother who works full-time and wanted to pursue my education in early childhood. The best thing about Rio is the services they provide to help students maintain a steady college experience online.

Victor Franco

Victor Franco

Arts, Science, and General Studies, 2022

I took dual enrollment classes through Rio Salado College to earn college credits in high school. I’m the first male to graduate from college in our entire family. That is what I am most proud of.

Veronica Gutierrez

Veronica Gutierrez

Associate in Arts, 2022

Rio Salado has instructors and staff who will always go the extra mile to assist your academic journey. Having my college degree has given me more self-confidence to be a role model to my family.

Mahesh Poudel

Mahesh Poudel

Associate degree in Applied Science, 2022

I always wanted to go back to college ever since I had to cut my education short when I moved to the U.S. Being a working dad of two children, Rio made it easy with their flexible start times and online options for almost all their classes.

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Experienced & Accredited

Experienced & Accredited

With more than 40 years of experience in providing remote learning, Rio Salado has been offering online classes long before it became a widespread practice. Rio Salado is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and has transfer partnerships in place with schools across the country, making it a smooth process to transfer your credits.

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