Name: Triton College
President: Patricia Granados
City: River Grove
Campus Setting: Suburban, Large City
Year Established: 1964
Governing Board Website
Student Characteristics Based on Fall 2010 IPEDS Data
2010 Fall Credit Enrollment
Part Time: 69.0%
Full Time: 31.0%
African American: 18.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander: 3.0%
Native American: 0.3%
Quote from President
“Triton College is committed to cultivating a meaningful learning environment through innovative programs, services and continuous campus and community engagement. Through strategic partnerships, Triton succeeds in establishing opportunities for students to realize their goals. We serve diverse communities with excellence and foster the success of students now and with positive impact for the future.”
- Triton’s University Center expands transfer opportunities for students to earn their bachelor’s and master’s degrees on Triton’s campus from one of five partner four-year universities: Eastern Illinois University, Governors State University, Southern Illinois University–Carbondale, Benedictine University and National Louis University.
- Community partnerships are embraced to support veterans through participation in the White House initiative Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, and through collaborative educational projects in district communities to provide students with real-world experience.
- Triton College has developed a new sustainable landscape practices certificate, a precursor to a sustainable agriculture technology degree.