Why Choose Rio


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Reasons to Choose Rio

Earn a Bachelor's Degree at Rio Salado

Earn a Bachelor's Degree at Rio Salado

Rio Salado College now offers a bachelor’s degree in public safety administration and elementary education/special education so you can start and finish your degree program with us!


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Highly Satisfied Alumni

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Rio National

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Community College Goes National

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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Take a Tour of RioLearn

Take a Tour of RioLearn

RioLearn Student Portal

RioLearn Student Portal

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

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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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