Triton College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,990
3.91% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$5,987
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.79%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
8,819
29% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
21.9%
179 Graduates

About

Triton College is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Triton College were N/A.

In 2020, 1,243 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Triton College. 58.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (544 degrees), 1.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (417 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Triton College is $3,990, which is $−3,990 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Triton College is $3,990, which is $−3,990 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,987.

In 2020, 37% of undergraduate students attending Triton College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 3% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,990
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Triton College was $3,990. The cost of tuition at Triton College is $−3,990 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$5,987
2020 Value
11%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Triton College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,987. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Triton College grew by 11%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,754
Room and Board
$1,440
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Triton College was of $6,754 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,440. The cost of room and board increased by 2.15% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

37%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
3%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

37% of undergraduate students at Triton College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 19.4% with respect to 2019, when 31% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
9.79%
2018 Default Rate
38
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Triton College was 9.79%, which represents 38 out of the 388 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Triton College has a total enrollment of 8,819 students. The full-time enrollment at Triton College is 2,557 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,262. This means that 29% of students enrolled at Triton College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Triton College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.3% Hispanic or Latino, 33% White, 13% Black or African American, 3% Asian, 2.32% Two or More Races, 0.113% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.068% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Triton College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (28.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20.7%) and White Male (15.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Triton College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,819 students. The full-time enrollment at Triton College is 2,557 and the part-time enrollment is 6,262. This means that 29% of students enrolled at Triton College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Triton College was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Triton College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    3,727
  2. White
    2,907
  3. Black or African American
    1,149

The enrolled student population at Triton College is 42.3% Hispanic or Latino, 33% White, 13% Black or African American, 3% Asian, 2.32% Two or More Races, 0.113% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.068% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 449 students (5.09%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 215 more women than men received degrees from Triton College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Triton College is hispanic or latino (544 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (417 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Triton College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Triton College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (78 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (217 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (460 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Triton College are Elementary & middle school teachers (107,101 people), Other managers (87,691 people), Software developers (45,133 people), Construction managers (43,318 people), and Physicians (37,332 people).

The most specialized majors at Triton College are Construction (78 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (217 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (460 degrees), Engineering Technologies (56 degrees), and Science Technologies (4 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Triton College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Triton College are Construction (78 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (217 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (460 degrees), Engineering Technologies (56 degrees), and Science Technologies (4 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Triton College are Elementary & secondary schools (197,681 people), Construction (114,995 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (111,322 people), Computer Systems Design (80,270 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (74,818 people).

The most specialized majors at Triton College are Construction (78 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (217 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (460 degrees), Engineering Technologies (56 degrees), and Science Technologies (4 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Triton College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Triton College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

514
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
729
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 514 degrees were awarded to men at Triton College, which is 0.705 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (729).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 136 degrees were awarded to men at Triton College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.683 times less than the 199 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 199 degrees were awarded to women at Triton College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.46 times more than the 136 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
20%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 9% of students graduating from Triton College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Triton College is Female and Asian (40% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.68% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    544 degrees awarded
  2. White
    417 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    162 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Triton College is hispanic or latino (544 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (417 degrees).

2.82% of degree recipients (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    339 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    209 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    208 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Triton College is hispanic or latino female (339 degrees awarded). There were 1.62 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (209 degrees).

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Triton College has an endowment valued at nearly $366k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $312k (85.1%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Triton College had a total salary expenditure of $113M. Triton College employs 100 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Triton College are Female No academic ranks (53), Male No academic ranks(47), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Triton College are: Service, with 56 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 55 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 46 employees.

Endowment

$366k
2020 Endowment
Infinityk%
growth from 2019

Triton College has an endowment valued at about $366k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Triton College grew Infinityk% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.06M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Triton College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$40M
2020 Salaries
4.07%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Triton College paid a median of $40M in salaries, which represents 35.6% of their overall expenditure ($113M) and a 4.07% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.13% growth from 2018 and a 0.126% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.06M
Instructional Salaries
100
Number of Employees

In 2020, Triton College paid a total of $7.06M to 100 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
100 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
56 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Triton College were No academic rank with 100 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Triton College were Service with 56 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 55 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 46 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Triton College was Female No academic rank with 53 employees, and Male No academic rank with 47 employees.

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