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Fast Facts
Name: Three Rivers College

Established: 1966

Location: Poplar Bluff, Missouri

Colors: Black and Gold

Mascot: Rocky Raider

Mission: Three Rivers College inspires, prepares, and empowers students to succeed through open access to high-quality learning opportunities that meet the needs of the communities we serve.

Vision: Three Rivers College will be the preeminent, cutting-edge community of learners with a student-first focus, and will operate as a vibrant, dynamic catalyst for the creation of opportunities that foster learning and student success.

Purpose: Established in 1966, Three Rivers is a public, two-year institution that provides open-access higher education opportunities in Southeast Missouri.

Degrees Conferred:
- Associate of Arts
- Associate of Arts in Teaching
- Associate of Science
- Associate of Applied Science
- Certificates

Faculty & Staff:
- Full-Time Faculty: 62
- Part-Time Faculty: 186
- Professional Staff: 76
- Support Staff: 45

Financial Aid:
- Scholarships: $1.3 million
- State Aid Programs: $1.2 million
- Loans: $7.5 million
- Federal Aid Programs: $11.3 million
- Total: $21.4 million

Enrollment
- Total served by Three Rivers: 10,248
- 3,856 students took 41,501 college credit hours
- 6,047 residents took non-credit/workforce training classes

Gender:
- Male: 32%
- Female: 68%

Average Age: 25

Student Status:
- Full Time Students: 59%
- Part Time Students: 41%

Enrollment by Location:
- Poplar Bluff: 43.1%
- Online: 20.1%
- Center at Sikeston: 9.1%
- Center at Dexter: 7.6%
- Center at Kennett: 7.3%
- Other off-campus sites: 6.8%
- Cape Girardeau: 3.3%
- Center at Malden: 2.1%

Top Ten Programs of Study by Enrollment:
1. General Education
2. Pre-Nursing
3. Elementary Education
4. Business Administration
5. Psychology
6. Business Management
7. Nursing
8. Criminal Justice
9. Education
10. Information Systems Technology


*All figures represent credit students Fall 2014. For more detailed facts, figures, and statistics, view our Factbook in the PDF format:
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