Three Rivers Community College Poplar Bluff

Three Rivers Community College Poplar Bluff

Three Rivers Community College, also known as TRCC, is a community college located in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, United States. The institution was established in the year 1966. It offers education to the public at an affordable rate while maintaining quality. Three Rivers Community College offers associate degree programs, certificate courses, and distant learning courses.

TRCC's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. Students can participate in women's basketball, men's basketball, women's softball, and men's softball. The sports teams are nicknamed the Raiders. The college has won more than two men's championship in the NJCAA National Level. The campus is home to several student clubs and organizations.

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Three Rivers Community College
2080 Three Rivers Blvd
Poplar Bluff , MO 63901
General Phone: (573) 840-9600

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Three Rivers Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts191liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine76EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Office and Administration30office management, administrative assistant, office data entry
Mechanics and Repair28industrial electronics tech, industrial mechanics, mechanic and repair
Family and Social Work21child care management
Business and Management19accounting technology, marketing, sales
Security and Law Enforcement15criminal justice and police
Computer Science and Engineering7web design, computer networking
Engineering Technician6electronics tech, environmental engineering tech, industrial tech, occupational safety tech, quality control tech, surveying tech, computer systems tech
Agricultural Science and Management3agricultural mechanization
Conservation and Resource Management3forest technology
Hospitality0hospitality management
Education and Teaching0technical teaching
Production Trades0machine shop assistant
Medical Support and Technology0medical lab tech

Number of programs and degrees for Three Rivers Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree37917
Award of less than 1 academic year1217
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years84

Three Rivers Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Three Rivers Community College had a total enrollment of 3,185 students (2,422 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 8%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 29%
20-21 15%
22-24 11%
25-29 11%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 9%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Three Rivers Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 46 %

Three Rivers Community College Room and Board (2007)

Three Rivers Community College offers campus housing for 184 of its 2,422 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Poplar Bluff, Missouri for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Missouri Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Three Rivers Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,338
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,094
Room and board $ 3,114
Room charge $ 3,114
Books and supplies $ 450
Other expenses $ 2,058

Financial Aid:
Three Rivers Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 471300)

Three Rivers Community College Faculty

Three Rivers Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track920

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year24$47,86742$45,755
All faculty totalacademic year24$47,86742$45,755

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Three Rivers Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports02525

Three Rivers Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Mechanization, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Selling Skills and Sales Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Conservation And Resource Management
Forest Technology/Technician

Education And Teaching
Technical Teacher Education

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Industrial Technology/Technician
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Quality Control Technology/Technician
Surveying Technology/Surveying

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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What Sets Three Rivers Community College Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Three Rivers Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Three Rivers Community College Female % of student body
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Three Rivers Community College Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Three Rivers Community College % of degrees in office and administration

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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