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Rio Salado College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$8,278 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$1,824 tuition
$5,184 off campus room & board
$1,240 books
$30 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$14,062 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,608 tuition
$5,184 off campus room & board
$1,240 books
$30 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$677 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
92% of students receive aid
89% get federal aid ($3,484 avg)
0% get state aid ($525 avg)
4% get institn'l aid ($677 avg)
80% get loans ($5,094 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.31% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.532% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $3,466 90%
Federal Grant Aid $3,484 89%
Pell Grants $3,482 89%
Other Federal Grants $700 0%
Institution Grant Aid $677 4%
State Grant Aid $525 0%
Student Loans $5,094 80%
Federal Loans $5,094 80%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: June 30
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Rio Salado College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2323 W 14th St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 517-8000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $76
Out of State $317


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Ashley
  • Jan-19-2015 I am a current student here

    You will save a lot of money if you start here and then transfer to another university.

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  • 4
  • Moriah from Phoenix, AZ
  • Aug-25-2013 I am a current student here

    If you are planning to transfer, Rio is the best school to get those general classes out of the way and the staff always helps with financial aid.

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