Triton College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,390

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$5,085

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

18.5%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

11,386

28.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

15.2%

111 Graduates

About

Triton College is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Triton College were .

In 2016, 1,254 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Triton College. 60% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (460 degrees), 1.13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (406 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Triton College is $3,390, which is $-3,930 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Triton College is $3,390, which is $-3,930 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,085.

In 2016, 31% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 5% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,390

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Triton College was $3,390. The cost of tuition at Triton College is $-3,930 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$5,085

2016 Value

3.58%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Triton College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,085. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Triton College grew by 3.58%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,476

Room and Board

$1,322

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Triton College was of $5,476 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,322. The cost of room and board increased by 1.33% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.609% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

31%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

5%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

31% of undergraduate students at Triton College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 6.06% with respect to 2015, when 33% 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.

18.5%

2015 Default Rate

88

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Triton College was 18.5%, which represents 88 out of the 476 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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Admissions

Triton College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 11,386 students enrolled at Triton College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Triton College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Triton College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Triton College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Triton College has a total enrollment of 11,386 students. The full-time enrollment at Triton College is 3,258 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,128. This means that 28.6% of students enrolled at Triton College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Triton College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.1% Hispanic or Latino, 28.7% White, 14.8% Black or African American, 2.48% Asian, 1.41% Two or More Races, 0.211% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.176% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Triton College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (23.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (19.9%) and White Male (14.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

28.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Triton College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,386 students. The full-time enrollment at Triton College is 3,258 and the part-time enrollment is 8,128. This means that 28.6% of students enrolled at Triton College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%

2016 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 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Triton College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    4,679

  2. White

    3,270

  3. Black or African American

    1,685

The enrolled student population at Triton College is 41.1% Hispanic or Latino, 28.7% White, 14.8% Black or African American, 2.48% Asian, 1.41% Two or More Races, 0.211% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.176% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 1,243 students (10.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 250 more women than men received degrees from Triton College. The majority of degree recipients at Triton College are white (460 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (406 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 Interdisciplinary Studies (211 degrees awarded), Construction (53 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (348 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Triton College are Registered nurses (1,269,535 people), Miscellaneous managers (170,292 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (156,971 people), Physicians & surgeons (148,441 people), and Medical & health services managers (148,244 people).

The most specialized majors at Triton College are Interdisciplinary Studies (211 degrees awarded), Construction (53 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (348 degrees), Engineering Technologies (55 degrees), and Health (367 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Triton College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Triton College are Interdisciplinary Studies (211 degrees awarded), Construction (53 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (348 degrees), Engineering Technologies (55 degrees), and Health (367 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 Hospitals (1,508,605 people), Elementary & secondary schools (367,682 people), Outpatient care centers (214,202 people), Offices of physicians (186,609 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (179,312 people).

The most specialized majors at Triton College are Interdisciplinary Studies (211 degrees awarded), Construction (53 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (348 degrees), Engineering Technologies (55 degrees), and Health (367 degrees).

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Degrees

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 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

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

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 502

  2. 752

In 2016, 502 degrees were awarded to men at Triton College, which is 0.668 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (752).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 99 degrees were awarded to men at Triton College in Biological & Physical Sciences, which is 0.884 times less than the 112 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 171 degrees were awarded to women at Triton College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.9 times more than the 90 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%

100% Completion Time

11%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 3% of students graduating from Triton College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 11% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 14% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Triton College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 6.31% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    460 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    406 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    179 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Triton College is white (460 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (406 degrees).

10.6% of degree recipients (133 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    259 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    238 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    201 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Triton College is white female (259 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (238 degrees).

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Operations

Triton College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $285k (N/A%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Triton College had a total expenditure of $90.9M. Of that $90.9M, they spent $37.7M on salaries and $90.9M on benefits.

Triton College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Triton College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Triton College are: Service, with 59 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 50 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 49 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Triton College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Triton College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Triton College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

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 2015, 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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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$37.7M

Salary Expenditure

$90.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Triton College had a total expenditure of $90.9M. Of that $90.9M, they spent $37.7M on salaries and $90.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Triton College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$37.7M

2015 Salaries

4.49%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Triton College paid a median of $37.7M in salaries, which represents 41.5% of their overall expenditure ($90.9M) and a 4.49% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.01% growth from 2013 and a 2.56% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.09M

Instructional Salaries

106

Number of Employees

In 2015, Triton College paid a total of $7.09M to 106 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

59 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Triton College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Triton College were Service with 59 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 50 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 49 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Triton College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Triton College.

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