Transfer to the University of Arizona Global Campus

Continue your education at a leading four-year, online university. We’re proud to partner with the University of Arizona Global Campus to make transferring your Rio Salado College credits a smooth and seamless process.

UAGC-Rio Salado Partnership Scholarships

University of Arizona - Global Campus is offering 6 full-ride scholarships to Rio Salado College alumni and employees to pursue bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees in 2022 at UAGC. Eligible candidates can apply until the application deadline: December 10. We will announce the names of the scholars on Jan. 31, 2022.


UAGC Scholarships


At Rio Salado College, we believe every student deserves a chance to achieve their educational goals in a way that meets their needs. That’s why we’ve partnered with the University of Arizona Global Campus, a leading accredited online university that offers you a flexible path to your four-year undergraduate degree. 

With a variety of degree programs designed to prepare you for your future, the University of Arizona Global Campus provides an opportunity to transfer up to 90 approved credits* toward your bachelor’s degree to continue your academic journey. As a Rio Salado College graduate, you’ll enjoy an exclusive tuition benefit, a convenient online schedule to accommodate your busy lifestyle, a full suite of tools, resources, and personalized support from experienced faculty and advisors.

If you have goals beyond a four-year undergraduate degree, UAGC offers master’s and doctoral degrees for today’s most in-demand career fields, as well as a SMART Track benefit that allows you to complete graduate coursework while finishing your bachelor’s degree.

Finish what you started. Transfer to the University of Arizona Global Campus and complete your education. 


                                                                          Why Choose UAGC?


  • Tuition Benefit for Rio Salado College Graduates. Save up to 40% on the cost of attendance ($295 credit hour flat rate) when you transfer to UAGC after earning your associate degree at Rio Salado College. Continue saving money on tuition if you take your education to the next level by earning your master’s or doctoral degree.
  • Transfer Up to 90 Approved Credits.* Start your four-year degree program with a head start thanks to a flexible transfer policy that values academic, work, and life experience. Rio Salado College associate degree recipients may have all remaining lower division, general education courses waived.
  • Flexible, Online Format to Fit Your Lifestyle. Benefit from 5-6 week courses** that you take one at a time, and choose from one of our weekly start dates*** that works for you. Once in class, you can set your schedule based on your weekly course requirements and successfully balance full-time work and family responsibilities.
  • Innovative Tools and 24/7 Resources. Connect to your online classroom anywhere, anytime on desktop and mobile devices, with on-demand access to librarians, writing consultants, tutors, and tech support when you need it.
  • Military Friendly Programming. UAGC is proud to serve military-affiliated students by providing specific resources to students: UAGC Military Support and Leadership Club; Military Career Track; CHAMPS Peer Mentoring; and the Military Resource Center.


*The transferability of credits is subject to the University of Arizona Global Campus transfer credit policies and requires the submission of official transcripts. The official transcripts will be evaluated to determine the credits that will officially apply toward a University of Arizona Global Campus degree program.

**Doctoral capstone, planning and project classes are 9 weeks.

***Availability of start dates is based on program selection.


Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.