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A New Model for Higher Education

The Communiversity at Queen Creek is a partnership of higher education institutions dedicated to providing students with the opportunity to continue their education and earn progressive degrees.

The partnering institutions will jointly provide more than 40 educational programs for students in a variety of course formats, including in-person, online and hybrid. Students are able to complete certificates, associate degrees, bachelor's degrees and master’s degrees through the partner institutions.

The combined efforts of all participating institutions allow students to pursue educational pathways in one convenient location and to work together to provide a seamless transition for students from one degree level to another.

The Communiversity at Queen Creek is a partnership of higher education institutions dedicated to providing students with the opportunity to continue their education and earn progressive degrees.

Through the Communiversity at Queen Creek, students can pursue degrees in six educational pathways, all in one convenient location!

A number of educational programs are offered in a variety of course formats, including in-person, online and hybrid. Students are able to complete certificates, associate degrees, bachelor's degrees and master’s degrees through the partner institutions.

Our Accreditation

College accreditation is formal recognition that a program, school, college, or university meets specific academic and educational standards that are set by nationally recognized accrediting organizations.

Each Communiversity at Queen Creek higher education partner has accreditation from a reputable agency.

Rio Salado College, Chandler - Gilbert Community College, and Ottawa University are accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

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The Communiversity at Queen Creek is located at the corner of Victoria and Ellsworth Road just north of the Queen Creek Branch Public Library.

Address

21740 South Ellsworth Road
Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Hours

See Service Hours at the main Rio Salado College location page.

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480-384-9000

  • Testing Department
    480-384-9316
    qc.testing@riosalado.edu
  • Enrollment Advisor - Ottawa University
    480-384-9330
  • Student Services Specialist - Chandler-Gilbert Community College
    480-384-9333
  • Enrollment Advisor – Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences
    480-384-9332

  FAQs

What is the Communiversity at Queen Creek?

The Communiversity at Queen Creek is a higher education center organized by Rio Salado College, in partnership with several other colleges and universities. The combined efforts of all participating institutions allow students to pursue educational pathways in one convenient location. Students benefit from a variety of course formats, including in-person, online and hybrid.

Students are able to complete certificates, associate degrees, bachelor's degrees and master’s degrees through the partner institutions.

Who are your partners?
  • Town of Queen Creek
  • Maricopa County Community College District
  • Rio Salado College
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College
  • Ottawa University
  • Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences
What programs are offered at the Communiversity at Queen Creek?

A total of 40 different certificate and degree programs will be offered in the following program pathways:

  • Business Administration/Management
  • Communication and Liberal Arts
  • Early Childhood
  • Healthcare and Human Services
  • Justice Studies
  • Teacher Education
Do all of the partners offer the same programs?

No. Visit the academics page for more information on programs offered.

How do I earn a bachelor’s degree through the Communiversity at Queen Creek?

You earn a bachelor’s degree by taking your lower division credits through one of the community colleges and then transfer those credits to one of our partnering universities. You can also earn your associate degree through one of our community colleges before transferring those same credits to our partnering universities.

Will I be earning my degree from the Communiversity at Queen Creek?

No. Your degree will be granted by the partner institution you attend, not the Communiversity at Queen Creek.

Where is the Communiversity at Queen Creek located?

The Communiversity at Queen Creek is conveniently located in the Town of Queen Creek. Our address is 21740 S. Ellsworth Road, Queen Creek, AZ 85142.

How do I contact the Communiversity at Queen Creek?

You can contact the Communiversity at Queen Creek at
(480) 384-9000 or CommuniversityQC@riosalado.edu.

Through the Communiversity at Queen Creek, students can pursue degrees in six educational pathways, all in one convenient location! Institutional partners include, Rio Salado College, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Ottawa University, and Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences.

The community college partners have articulation agreements with university partners that allow students to exceed the normal 64 credit hours that can be transferred and applied to a bachelor's degree.

For every bachelor's degree available through the Communiversity at Queen Creek, there is the potential to transfer 75-90 credits from a community college partner to a university partner.

The Communiversity at Queen Creek is conveniently located in the Town of Queen Creek, Arizona, and provides Southeast Valley residents with access to a variety of higher education programs and services.

So now you can stay close to home, easily transfer your credits from a community college partner to a university partner, and earn your degree!

Students can save thousands of dollars while earning a bachelor’s degree through the Communiversity at Queen Creek, because tuition at community colleges can be up to 75% less than tuition rates at public and private universities.

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