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Triton College Demographics & Diversity

River Grove, Illinois

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Triton College are predominantly Hispanic with a significant White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 70% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Triton College has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of Triton College students
Race Percent of Students
White 30%
Black 17%
Hispanic 38%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 10%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 15% more female students than male students enrolled at Triton College with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Triton College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Triton College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Triton College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,199
Women 4,849

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Triton College serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Triton College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,376 per year

50% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 42.1%
Part time Undergrads 63.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=149532 IPEDS survey data for Triton College.