Triton College
River Grove, IL 60171-1995

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 11,386
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 21:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Triton College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Triton College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $11,150 and in-state students paid $8,880.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$5,085
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$8,880
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$11,150
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 62% of Triton College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 48% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,018 (which is 8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Triton College in 2016-2017, was 60, which is 8% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,582 (which is 21.4% below the national average.)

$4,018
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$3,582
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
62%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Triton College has enrolled a total of 11,386 students (3,258 students full-time and 8,128 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 11,386 students, 496 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 44% men and 56% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,278 students for distance studies.

11,386
Total Enrollment
496
Transfers

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 41%

White: 29%

Black/African American: 15%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%

Asian: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Triton College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 24% 891
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 19% 696
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 11% 422
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 184
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 3% 129
Construction Trades 3% 123
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 3% 107
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 3% 103
Personal And Culinary Services 3% 102
Visual And Performing Arts 1% 44

Graduation & Dropout Rates

15%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Triton College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

17%
Still enrolled
43%
Dropout rate
25%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$25,800
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Triton College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,800. Last year, out of the total 1,739 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,548 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,948 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,636 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,800 $32,000
Employment Rate 89% 84%
Total Graduates 1,739 1,948

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