Triton College Fact Sheet – Fall 2014



Degrees and Certificates:

Average class size:

Average age of students:
(Fall 2014)






(As of October 2014)

Triton District:

Sponsorship and control:

NCA Accreditation: 


Public, two-year college. Founded in 1964.

101 total acres with 18 facilities.

Associate in Arts, Associate in Fine Arts, Associate of Arts in
Teaching, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science and
Associate in General Studies degrees, as well as Career and
Advanced Career certificates. Triton College offers more than 130
degree and certificate programs.

18.4 (Credit Courses)

Average age of Triton student: 30 years
Full-time student: 22 years
Part-time student: 33 years

13,223 students
28 percent full-time 72 percent part-time
56 percent female 44 percent male

62 percent daytime students
29 percent evening students
9 percent Distance Education/Weekend students

53 percent minority (total headcount)

Ethnic breakdown of all Triton students:
34 percent White
33 percent Hispanic
17 percent African-American
3 percent Asian
0 percent Native American
13 percent No Response

75 percent in-district
25 percent out-of-district, including ones with a permit
Less than 1 percent out-of-state

Tuition per credit hour:
In-district: $108.00
Out-of-district: $282.24
Out-of-state/International: $353.96

104 full-time faculty
606 part-time faculty

Other employees:
Administrators: 38
Librarians/Counselors: 15
Professional/Technical: 36
Supervisory: 36
Classified: 177
All Non-Teaching Part-time: 257

The Triton College district encompasses 63 square miles and
includes approximately 300,000 residents.

The district includes the communities of:
Bellwood                             Norridge (part)
Berkeley                              Northlake
Broadview                           North Riverside
Brookfield (part)                 Norwood Park (part)
Elmwood Park                    Oak Park
Forest Park                          River Forest
Franklin Park                      River Grove
Harwood Heights (part)      Riverside
Hillside                               Rosemont (part)
Hines                                  Schiller Park
LaGrange Park (part)         Stone Park
Maywood                           Westchester
Melrose Park

Local: Board of Trustees. The eight-member board is comprised
of seven trustees elected by the Triton College district, and one
student trustee.

Triton College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of
Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges
and Schools.

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
30 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2400
Chicago, Ill. 60602-2504

Telephone: (800) 621-7440
Fax: (312) 263-7462

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Updated 7-2015  


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