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Triton College is one of the nationís premier two-year institutions of higher education. Located in River Grove, Illinois, a suburb just 14 miles (23 km) northwest of downtown Chicago, Triton College offers outstanding educational value in a dynamic environment, rich in academic and cultural resources as well as career-oriented learning opportunities.
Tritonís attractive 100 acre (400,000 m²) campus features a comfortable quad where students, faculty, staff, and visitors often spend time chatting, studying, or just relaxing. The campus also features state-of-the art facilities, including electronic classrooms, labs, sports facilities, a well-stocked library and bookstore, an art gallery and performing arts center, and the renowned Cernan Earth and Space Center. In addition, many of Chicagoís world-class cultural attractions are just minutes away.
The surrounding community is culturally diverse, with students, faculty and staff cooperating to promote the values of integrity, open dialog, teamwork and mutual respect, while striving for excellence. Triton College's programs are some of the most innovative in the nation, emphasizing community involvement and personal attention while maintaining high academic standards. Over 17,000 students enroll at Triton College each semester. Triton College's athletic teams go by the name of "Trojans."
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