Why Rio Grande?

Classes are smaller, so professors work with you directly to prepare you for your career. Campus life is filled with opportunities, from playing college sports to taking on leadership roles. People are friendly so it’s easy to feel at home. It’s a one-of-a-kind college experience. Because you deserve one-to-one attention.

You know how you want your college experience to be. Go to school in a place with friendly people, supportive mentors, and tranquil surroundings. Rio is a place that feels like home even if home is many miles away. 

Here you can prepare for many possible future careers and get all the help you need to make good decisions. More than 60 diverse programs are available to prepare you for a good job and lifelong learning. You can earn a degree … associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s … or complete a certificate program.

No matter what you choose, at Rio, you'll find superior instruction, usually from professors with the highest degrees in their fields who know you by name. You learn in fully equipped laboratory and classroom facilities, using state-of-the-art computers with excellent Internet connectivity. You have plenty of scheduling options: evening classes, weekend programs, and classes at the Jackson, Meigs, and McArthur off-campus sites.

Not only will you become academically ready for job success within Rio Grande’s serene learning environment, but you also will develop the social, leadership, and teamwork skills needed for your future. And you’ll have a lot of fun doing it. Together, we’ll create a promising future!