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Triton College Overview

Triton College is a public institution situated in River Grove, Illinois. 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?

1,333 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Triton College.
  • 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.

Triton College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

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

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Most Popular Construction Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Most Popular Mechanical Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Most Popular Construction Trades Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Most Popular Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#62 Most Popular Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Triton College?

Location of Triton College

Contact details for Triton College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2000 5Th Ave, River Grove, IL 60171-1995
Phone: 708-456-0300
Website: www.triton.edu

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?

6% Take Out Loans
13.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Triton College, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $4,022 a year. That adds up to $16,088 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Triton College is 13.9%. 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

2,915 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,571 undergraduate students at Triton College, with 2,915 being full-time and 6,656 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Triton College

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,915 full-time undergraduates at Triton College, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Triton College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Triton College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 73
Black or African American 476
Hispanic or Latino 1,449
White 738
International Students 63
Other Races/Ethnicities 116

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

904 Took All Classes Online
3,305 Took At Least One Class Online
23.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,305 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 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Triton College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Triton College was 23.2%. This is the #817 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Triton College regardless of major.

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 0 408 0 408
Biological & Physical Science 0 239 0 239
Construction 0 33 77 110
Allied Health Professions 32 73 2 107
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 92 0 0 92
Nursing 0 53 0 53
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 15 17 10 42
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 31 2 0 33
Mechanical Engineering Technology 7 22 0 29
Culinary Arts 1 18 8 27
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 0 25 25
Criminal Justice & Corrections 1 20 0 21
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 0 19 0 19
Business Administration & Management 0 11 4 15
Design & Applied Arts 3 8 1 12
Accounting 3 4 3 10
Horticulture 6 3 0 9
Information Science 5 4 0 9
Computer Engineering Technology 9 0 0 9
Human Development & Family Studies 4 5 0 9
Fire Protection 0 8 0 8
Hospitality Management 0 5 2 7
General Agriculture 2 3 0 5
Human Resource Management 0 4 1 5
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 5 0 0 5
Architectural Engineering Technology 4 0 0 4
Health & Medical Administrative Services 4 0 0 4
Information Technology 3 0 0 3
Carpentry 2 0 0 2
Plumbing & Water Supply 2 0 0 2
Health & Physical Education 0 0 2 2
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 0 2 0 2
Business Support & Assistant Services 1 0 0 1
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 1 1
Computer Programming 1 0 0 1
Computer Software & Applications 1 0 0 1
Computer Systems Networking 0 1 0 1
Precision Metal Working 1 0 0 1
Construction Management 0 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 0 0 0 0
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 0
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 0 0 0
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) 0 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 235 962 136 1,333

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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