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Transfer to a University

Transfer to a University

Earning your associate degree at Rio Salado College and then transferring to a university can make your bachelor's degree affordable. By starting at Rio Salado, you can earn an associate degree at community college pricing, and then transfer those credits to a 4-year institution to complete the final two years of a degree program.

Arizona Transfer Partners

We offer seamless transfer pathways to several of Arizona’s four-year universities. Transfer your Rio credits and degrees over to save time and money as you work toward completing your Bachelor’s program. From business to computer technology and beyond, we have a range of pathways available to prepare you for a wide variety of competitive fields.

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

MAPP MyPath2ASU™ is designed for students who want to get educated at a Maricopa community college.

Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University (GCU) is a private Christian university located in Phoenix.

Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona University

Experience a smooth transfer with 2NAU and continue learning at Flagstaff's premier school.

 University of Arizona

Continue your online education with dedicated transfer pathways to degree programs at U of A.

Featured National Transfer Partners

Transfer your credits to one of our featured partner schools. We have transfer pathways in place with schools across the U.S, to provide a seamless transfer process. These schools all offer online education, and some also provide in-person classes.

American Public University System

American Public University System

Choose from 200+ career-relevant undergraduate & graduate degree programs at the American Public University System.

Northcentral University

Northcentral University

Learn online one-on-one with NCU's 100% doctoral faculty members.

SUNY Empire State College

SUNY Empire State College

SUNY Empire offers 110 online degree & certificate programs, flexible scheduling, and faculty mentoring.

 University of Arizona Global Campus

Earn undergraduate and graduate degrees for in-demand career fields at UAGC with faculty support on a flexible schedule.

University of Massachusetts Global

University of Massachusetts Global

Take online classes from a school dedicated to serving the educational needs of working adults.

Western Governors University

Western Governors University

WGU offers competency-based degree programs that let you earn credits based on your mastery of the material.

All Maricopa Transfer Partners

All Maricopa Transfer Partners

Rio Salado College strives to make quality education accessible to as many people as possible. We are here to support you as you sharpen your educational and workforce skills, but we will also help you when you are ready to transfer to one of our educational partners for your bachelor's degree. We have special transfer agreements with all three public Arizona universities and many national schools. Private schools, online colleges and universities are among our featured partners, so you can seamlessly transfer to institutions in Arizona and elsewhere when you're ready.