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Triton College Overview

Located in River Grove, Illinois, Triton College is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of River Grove makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is Triton College Known For?

1,243 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Triton College is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 28% of the faculty were full-time.

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Triton College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Construction Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Construction Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Construction Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Construction Trades Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Building Management & Inspection Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Optometric Support Services Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Most Popular Construction Trades Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Most Popular Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#135 Most Popular Allied Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Triton College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#2 Best Construction Schools College Factual
#2 Best General Construction Trades Schools College Factual
#2 Best Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist Schools College Factual
#7 Best Construction Trades Schools College Factual
#17 Best Surgical Technology Schools College Factual
#59 Best Allied Health Professions Associate Degree Schools College Factual

Where Is Triton College?

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Contact details for Triton College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2000 5Th Ave, River Grove, IL 60171-1995
Phone: 708-456-0300

How Do I Get Into Triton College?

You can apply to Triton College online at: www.triton.edu/application/

As long as you submit the requested materials to Triton College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Triton College?

5% Take Out Loans
13.0% 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 Triton College, approximately 5% of students took out student loans averaging $4,005 a year. That adds up to $16,020 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Triton College is 13.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Triton College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,557 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,819 undergraduate students at Triton College, with 2,557 being full-time and 6,262 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 2,557 full-time undergraduates at Triton College, 45% are male and 55% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Triton College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 65
Black or African American 356
Hispanic or Latino 1,256
White 747
International Students 31
Other Races/Ethnicities 102

Over 32 countries are represented at Triton College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Turkey, India, and China.

Online Learning at Triton College

5,571 Took All Classes Online
6,636 Took At Least One Class Online
220.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 6,636 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 82nd most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Triton College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Triton College was 220.2%. This is the #265 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Triton College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 7%
Human Resource Management 17%

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

Major Growth Rate Rank
Human Resource Management #25
Business, Management & Marketing #172

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%.

Triton 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 0 460 0 460
Biological & Physical Science 0 217 0 217
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 106 0 0 106
Construction 0 32 42 74
Allied Health Professions 12 51 3 66
Nursing 0 44 0 44
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 11 17 4 32
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 25 2 0 27
Culinary Arts 5 14 8 27
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 0 23 23
Mechanical Engineering Technology 6 16 0 22
Criminal Justice & Corrections 1 17 0 18
Design & Applied Arts 6 9 2 17
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 0 16 0 16
Business Administration & Management 0 9 6 15
Accounting 6 4 3 13
Human Development & Family Studies 11 2 0 13
Hospitality Management 0 6 0 6
Human Resource Management 0 4 2 6
Information Science 3 2 0 5
Precision Metal Working 5 0 0 5
Horticulture 2 2 0 4
Architectural Engineering Technology 4 0 0 4
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 0 4 0 4
Information Technology 3 0 0 3
Computer Engineering Technology 3 0 0 3
Health & Medical Administrative Services 3 0 0 3
General Agriculture 0 2 0 2
Carpentry 2 0 0 2
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 1 1
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 1 1
Computer Software & Applications 1 0 0 1
Computer Systems Networking 0 1 0 1
Building Management & Inspection 0 1 0 1
Plumbing & Water Supply 1 0 0 1
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 0 0 0 0
Fire Protection 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 216 932 95 1,243

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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