Rio Salado College

Tempe, AZ
Student Size
College Type
Public University|Community College

About Our College

Rio Salado College was founded on March 14, 1978[1] as one of 10 Maricopa Community Colleges. At the time, the college offered remote classrooms in 180 facilities throughout the Valley of the Sun.[2] Rio Salado College offered its first online classes in 1996 and by 2006 had converted a majority of its course offerings to an online format. The school is recognized as a leader in higher education innovation,[3] specializing in online education and distance learning.

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