New Adult Education Program

Adults Achieving a College Education (ACE)

Rio Salado offers students who are enrolled in the Adult Basic Education Program the opportunity to complete their GED and make a smooth transition to higher education through the Adult ACE (Achieving a College Education) program. This scholarship-based college and career preparation program is for adults, 16-years-of-age or older who are ready to commit to completing a degree, certificate, or workforce training program.

Program Advantages
Convenient locations around the Valley
Weekday evening classes twice a week or a weekday and Saturday morning class
The opportunity to take up to two courses (6-8 credits) per semester
Accelerated 8-10 week blocks
The opportunity to earn up to 24 college credits in a year and a half
The ability to earn your GED at the same time
Personalized advisement and support
Scholarships which cover tuition, fees and (in most cases) books
Type of Classes
The Adult ACE Program is an accelerated developmental track for students who need to bring their academic skills in Math and English up to college level. The program of study includes a class in college success strategies and an introduction to online learning.
Adult ACE Services
Personalized academic advising
Career and personal counseling
Orientation to College
Assistance with financial aid, registration, and other college services
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