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Why Choose Rio

Rio Salado College has been offering in-person adult education classes since 1978 and is the largest provider in Arizona. Named a Top Five Best Online School in Arizona by Accredited Online School, we have been a leader in educating students for nearly 40 years.

At Rio Salado, you will get a quality education at a price you can afford. We are a fraction of the cost of a four-year university. We offer smaller classes, which means you’ll get more support along the way. You’ll also have the flexibility to take classes when and where you want—day, night, weekday or weekend.

Overall, our mission is to help you get to where you want to go – it’s your success we care about.

Our Many Benefits


See why earning your High School Equivalency Diploma is more than just a piece of paper.

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Student Support Services

Advisors are here to guide you throughout your Rio Salado academic journey.

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Rio Salado is college you can afford. Learn how you can save hundreds of dollars on tuition.

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Our credits easily transfer to many universities in-state and nationwide.

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Rio Salado has several convenient locations valley-wide offering in-person adult education classes.

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Why Choose Rio