Triton College Fact Sheet – Fall 2013




Degrees and Certificates:

Average class size:

Average age of students:
(Fall 2012)



(Fall 2012)



(As of August 2012)

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 close to 100
degree and certificate programs.

17.2 (Credit Students)

Average of Triton student: 30 years
Full time student: 23 years
Part-time student: 33 years

12,819 students
27 percent full-time 73 percent part-time
55 percent female 45 percent male

61 percent daytime students (Fall 2012*)
25 percent evening students (Fall 2012*)
14 percent Distance Education/Weekend students (Fall 2012*)

51 percent minority (total headcount)

Ethnic breakdown of all Triton students
35 percent White
31 percent Hispanic
17 percent African-American
3 percent Asian
0 percent Native American
(14 percent No Response)

74 percent in-district
25 percent out-of-district, including ones with a permit
1 percent out-of-state

Tuition per credit hour:
In-district: $103.00
Out-of-district: $268.00
Out-of-state/International $337.10 

101 full-time faculty
698 part-time faculty
Other employees: Administrators: 38
Professional/Technical: 39
Classified: 185
Part-time: 289

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.

*Fall 2013 numbers are not available due to ERP conversion.

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 2-2014


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