Triton College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

2000 North Fifth Avenue

River Grove, IL 60171

(708) 456-0300

Fax: (708) 583-3162

Contact: Mary-Rita Moore

Dean, Enrollment Services
Main Address

2000 North Fifth Avenue

River Grove, IL 60171

(708) 456-0300

Total undergrads: 15,547

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,321

Degree-seeking undergrads: 9,610


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for most health programs and two manufacturer-related automotive programs. Applicants to allied health program must attend information session.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Greenhouse Management A,C
Horticultural Services A,C
Horticulture, Ornamental A,C
Landscaping A,C

Architecture & Related Programs

Interior Architecture A,C

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Design/Visual Communications A,C
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Interior Design A,C
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Accounting Technology C
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Construction Management A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Executive Assistant A
Fashion Merchandising C
Financial Planning A
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Hotel/Motel Management A,C
Human Resources Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry C
International Business A
Management Information Systems A,C
Marketing Management A,C
Real Estate C
Restaurant/Food Services Management A,C
Sales and Distribution A
Sales/Selling Skills A

Communications & Journalism

Digital Communications/Multimedia A

Communications Technologies

Computer Typography C
Desktop Publishing C
Platemaking C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A
Computer Programming – General C
Computer/Information Sciences – General C
Information Sciences/Systems A,C
System Administration C
Web/Multimedia Design C


Early Childhood Education A,C
Education – General A
Mathematics Education A
Science Teacher Education A
Teacher Assistance C


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting A,C
CAD/CADD Drafting/Design C
Computer Systems C
Construction/Building Technologies A,C
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Mechanical Drafting C
Mechanical Engineering Technology A,C
Quality Control C
Surveying Technology A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Service A,C
Family Resource Management Studies C
Family Systems C
Work/Family Studies C

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A
French A
Italian A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine C
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Diagnostic medical sonography C
Electroencephalograph Technology C
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology C
Nuclear Medical Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Ophthalmic Technology A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prenursing A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Respiratory Therapy A
Respiratory care, polysomnography C
Substance Abuse Counseling A,C
Surgical Technology C


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Avionics Maintenance/Technology A
Communications Systems C
Computer Installation/Repair C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A
Intercultural/Multicultural/Diversity Studies A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences C

Personal & Culinary Services

Baking/Pastry Arts C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A,C
Culinary Arts/Related Services A

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology C
Welding Technology A,C


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Community Organization/Advocacy A
Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Correctional Facilities Administration C
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Law Enforcement Administration A,C
Police Science A
Security/Loss Prevention C

Social Sciences

Anthropology A
Econometrics A
Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Triton College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Type of School:2-year, Public
Address:2000 5th Ave, River Grove, IL 60171-1995
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:11,386
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:7,151 (63% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$9,360
Out-of-state Tuition:$11,630
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:62%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,446

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Triton College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Triton College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences41
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services118
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services72
Construction Trades12
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields65
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences21
Health Professions and Related Programs98
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service42
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians43
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services32
Precision Production1
Visual and Performing Arts34
Grand total5645

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Triton College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Triton College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
Books and supplies$1,380

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid47262%
Grant or scholarship aid46762%$4,446
Student loan aid618%$3,949

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,62531%$3,794
Federal student loans5695%$4,725

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Triton College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Triton College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Triton College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment11,386
Undergraduate enrollment11,386
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Triton College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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