Our Success Coaches will help you every step of the way. Their expertise in enrollment, advising, and financial aid is just a phone call away.
Your Journey to Becoming a Student at Rio
As an out-of-state student at Rio Salado College, you won’t have to go through the enrollment and admissions process alone. You’ll have a dedicated team of Success Coaches on hand to help you meet your goals. Whether it’s helping you find the right educational track, guiding you through the financial aid process, or introducing you to the resources that are available to you as a Rio student, your Success Coach will be with you every step of the way. It doesn’t matter if you’re seeking a degree or you’re just looking to pick up a few extra credits and enhance your job skills – you can expect the same level of responsive, personalized support from Rio’s staff.
Talk to a Success Coach
Find Your Starting Point
You can self-place into college-level English, Math, and Science courses. Your Success Coach will guide you in helping you choose the right classes to register for.
Become a Student
As an out-of-state student at Rio Salado College, you’ll be a part of America’s Online Community College®. With over 40 start dates, you can take online classes that fit your schedule.
Set Your Schedule
Rio uses a flexible course block calendar system that lets you pick up classes throughout the year.
Pay Your Tuition or Get Financial Aid
Pay for classes or apply for financial aid to see if you’re eligible to get help with your tuition and related expenses.
Take Your Work With You
Rio’s online classes are designed for maximum transferability. Whether you’re a degree-seeking student looking to move on to a four-year institution or you’re a college student looking to pick up a few extra classes on your own time, we can help. Just call our Success Coaches for more information on how to get started.
Your Online Classroom
See for yourself what an online education at Rio Salado looks like with our RioLearn demo. RioLearn is our online learning platform: a place where you can take your classes, interact with your instructors, and track your academic progress.