Public 2 Year

Triton College

River Grove, Illinois

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Triton College overview
Location River Grove, Illinois
Online triton.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Triton College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Triton College, situated in River Grove, Illinois, is a public institution established in 1964 that provides a diverse range of academic courses and vocational training programs. Located just 14 miles from the vibrant city of Chicago, the campus fosters a suburban atmosphere while benefiting from close proximity to a major urban center. Stretching across a 110-acre campus, Triton is known for its Health Careers and Public Service programs, offering degrees and certificates in fields such as Nursing and Criminal Justice. Triton does not provide on-campus housing, reflecting its community college model which typically serves local commuter students. The college maintains an open admissions policy, thereby extending opportunities for higher education to a broader student demographic. Although not primarily recognized for athletics, Triton College supports a variety of sports programs under the team name Tritons.

Triton College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  2,612 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,004 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $11,010 plus fees of $480.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Triton College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$480
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,170
Other Expenses Budget$3,322
Total One Year Cost$16,762

Illinois Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Triton College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$480
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,170
Budget for Other Expenses$3,322
Total One Year Cost$23,482

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$36,800 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Triton College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 36%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 24%
General Studies 11%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies 9%
Business 8%

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