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Name: Three Rivers College

Established: 1966

Location: Poplar Bluff, Missouri

Colors: Black and Gold

Mascot: Rocky Raider


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.


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.


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

Faculty and Staff

  • Administrative: 7
  • Full-Time Faculty: 59
  • Part-Time Faculty: 84
  • Professional Staff (Exempt): 44
  • Full-Time Support Staff (Non-Exempt): 49
  • Part-Time Support Staff (Non-Exempt): 33

Financial Aid


  • In Fall 2021, 2,689 students took 27,236.5 college credit hours.


  • Female: 70.25%
  • Male: 29.75%

Student Status

  • Full-Time Students: 51.47%
  • Part-Time Students: 48.53%

Credit Hours by Location

  • Poplar Bluff: 34%
  • Online: 53%
  • Three Rivers – Sikeston: 5%
  • Three Rivers – Dexter: 5%
  • Three Rivers – Kennett: 2%
  • Cape Girardeau: 2%

*All figures represent credit students Fall 2021. All data obtained from the 2021 Factbook. For more detailed facts, figures, and statistics, view our Factbook in the PDF format.

Main Campus
2080 Three Rivers Blvd., Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

P: (877) 879-8722 View all locations