Refrigeration School Inc

4210 E Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034-1816
Tel: (602)275-7133
695 students
Public institution
The mission of the Refrigeration School, Inc. is to assist adult learners in development of the skills and knowledge necessary, and to support their personal goals, for employment and professional growth in the ares of: Electrical Technologies Refrigeration Technologies Electro-Mechanical Technologies AOS in Mechanical Maintenance Engineering The Refrigeration School, Inc. is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, http://www.refrigerationschool.com/about-rsi/regulatory-information/
School Highlights
Refrigeration School Inc serves 695 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Refrigeration School Inc is one of 31 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
The nearest community college is GateWay Community College (0.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
College Refrigeration School Inc (AZ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 22 staff 48 staff
Number of Programs Offered 4 n/a

Student Body

The student population of 695 has grown by 28% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 695 students 1,468 students
# Full-Time Students 695 students 1,082 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
6%
4%
% Asian
1%
3%
% Hispanic
21%
27%
% Black
7%
6%
% White
44%
52%
% Two or more races
5%
2%
% Unknown races
16%
6%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.75 0.65
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The Refrigeration School, Inc. (RSI) has trained individuals to become professional, entry-level Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) technicians since 1965. RSI has since expanded its training and now offers multiple career-focused training opportunities. RSI’s instructors are experienced industry professionals. RSI’s training programs are designed based on industry feedback to meet employers’ needs. RSI promotes a student-centric learning environment to support the learner who desires to put forth a great deal of effort to achieve his or her desired professional goals. The Refrigeration School was established to train entry-level Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) technicians. The Refrigeration School added the Electrical Technologies and Electro-Mechanical Technologies courses in 1986 and 1987 respectively, to respond to the growing demand for entry-level electricians and facility maintenance technicians. In 1992 the school made an additional commitment and developed the Associate of Occupational Studies degree program in Mechanical Maintenance Engineering. The RSI campus which is easily accessible from all parts of the Phoenix metropolitan area, includes two buildings with 21,000 square feet of classroom, lab, and support service facilities. An additional 5,400 square feet of outdoor shop area brings the total to over 26,000 square feet of training facilities. We at RSI want to ensure that your education experience is a rewarding one. Please note that RSI offers ample support to all its students. We wish you the best in achieving your educational and professional goals. See more at: http://www.refrigerationschool.com/about-rsi/#sthash.LaSTKdlv.dpufSTEG-03-651 The Refrigeration School, Inc. (RSI) offers quality vocational training designed to prepare graduates for entry-level positions in the skilled trades, specifically in the fields of HVAC/R, electrical wiring and solar installation. Students are given the tools they\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'ll need to succeed in the professional workplace, and are allowed ample practice time using modern equipment, such as our E-STAR and M-STAR systems. Our career-focused curriculum offers hands-on training with an emphasis on troubleshooting, and our highly experienced instructors guide trainees toward mastery. Graduates who are dedicated to learning will find that the techniques, technology and problem-solving attitudes honed at a reputable technical school can provide a solid foundation for a rewarding career. RSI has been helping students succeed for over five decades, and proudly offers extensive career services, housing assistance, GED training and financial aid for those who qualify.

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For Phoenix private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,798 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Phoenix community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Phoenix is The Art Institute of Phoenix. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.