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Three Rivers Community College Overview

Three Rivers Community College is a public institution situated in Norwich, Connecticut. The city atmosphere of Norwich makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Three Rivers Community College Known For?

559 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Three Rivers Community College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 27% of the faculty were full-time.

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Three Rivers Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Three Rivers Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#88 Most Popular Accounting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Three Rivers Community College?

Location of Three Rivers Community College

Contact details for Three Rivers Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360
Phone: 860-215-9000
Website: www.threerivers.edu

How Do I Get Into Three Rivers Community College?

You can apply to Three Rivers Community College online at: https://ssb-prod.ec.commnet.edu/pls/k/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon

Three Rivers Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Three Rivers Community College?

5% Take Out Loans
9.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Three Rivers Community College, approximately 5% of students took out student loans averaging $4,254 a year. That adds up to $17,016 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Three Rivers Community College is 9.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Three Rivers Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,076 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,304 undergraduate students at Three Rivers Community College, with 1,076 being full-time and 2,228 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Three Rivers Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,076 full-time undergraduates at Three Rivers Community College, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Three Rivers Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Three Rivers Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Three Rivers Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 47
Black or African American 76
Hispanic or Latino 190
White 651
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 107

Over 14 countries are represented at Three Rivers Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Nigeria, and Peru.

Online Learning at Three Rivers Community College

295 Took All Classes Online
1,381 Took At Least One Class Online
6.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,381 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Three Rivers Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 12th most popular in Connecticut for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Three Rivers Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Three Rivers Community College was 6.4%. This is the #1,577 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Three Rivers Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Three Rivers Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Library & Archives Assisting 65%
Library Science 65%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Three Rivers Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Three Rivers Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Library & Archives Assisting #9
Library Science #38

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Three Rivers Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 4 165 2 171
Nursing 0 61 0 61
General Business/Commerce 5 28 0 33
Accounting 3 29 0 32
Criminal Justice & Corrections 1 27 0 28
Environmental Control Technology 12 8 0 20
Human Development & Family Studies 0 19 0 19
Library & Archives Assisting 17 0 0 17
Nuclear & Radiological Technicians 0 16 0 16
Mental & Social Health Services 3 12 0 15
Design & Applied Arts 0 15 0 15
Health & Physical Education 0 11 0 11
Business Administration & Management 10 0 0 10
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 10 0 0 10
Computer Science 0 9 0 9
Computer Engineering Technology 0 9 0 9
General Education 0 8 0 8
Marketing 4 3 0 7
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 7 0 7
General Psychology 0 7 0 7
Fine & Studio Arts 0 7 0 7
Construction Engineering Technology 0 6 0 6
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 6 0 6
General Sales & Marketing 5 0 0 5
Construction Management 4 0 0 4
General Engineering Technology 0 4 0 4
Engineering Science 0 4 0 4
Industrial Production Technology 0 3 0 3
Ethnic Studies 3 0 0 3
Human Services 0 3 0 3
Hospitality Management 2 0 0 2
Engineering-Related Technologies 2 0 0 2
General Biology 0 1 0 1
Romance Languages 0 1 0 1
History 0 1 0 1
Mathematics 0 1 0 1
Political Science & Government 0 1 0 1
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 0
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Quality Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Literature 0 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0
Physics 0 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 0 0 0 0
Fire Protection 0 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 85 472 2 559

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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