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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: 67
- Part-Time Faculty: 130
- Professional Staff: 42
- Support Staff: 66

Financial Aid:
- Scholarships: $1.3 million
- State Aid Programs: $1.5 million
- Loans: $4.9 million
- Federal Aid Programs: $9.1 million
- Total: $16.8 million

Enrollment
- 3,226 students took 33,680 college credit hours

Gender:
- Male: 34%
- Female: 66%

Average Age: 24

Student Status:
- Full Time Students: 55%
- Part Time Students: 45%

Enrollment by Location:
- Poplar Bluff: 43.9%
- Online: 24.4%
- Three Rivers - Sikeston: 9%
- Three Rivers - Dexter: 6%
- Three Rivers - Kennett: 5.8%
- Three Rivers - Malden: 1.8%
- Other locations: 5.6%
- Cape Girardeau: 3.3%

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

*All figures represent credit students Fall 2017. For more detailed facts, figures, and statistics, view our Factbook in the PDF format:
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