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About Three Rivers College

Three Rivers College is a public, state school in an rural setting in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Three Rivers College was founded in 1966 and enrolls 2,759 undergrads and no graduate students.

Three Rivers College offers housing for up to 184 students. The majority of students live on-campus and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.About 50% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

The institution spends around $3,634 for each full-time student enrolled. For each full-time professor, there are about 19 undergraduates enrolled at Three Rivers College.

2021 Three Rivers College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $4,260
Out-of-State $4,260

2022 Three Rivers College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Three Rivers College Early Admission

Three Rivers College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Three Rivers College Acceptance Rate 2021

It is not competitive to get into Three Rivers College. Around 0% of applicants get into Three Rivers College each year. Out of 818 applications received in 2021, 818 students were offered admission.

Three Rivers College Waitlist

Three Rivers College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Three Rivers College?

Three Rivers College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Three Rivers College, applicants must submit the following items.

Three Rivers College Application Requirements

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GPA and Test Scores for Three Rivers College

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Three Rivers College.

Does Three Rivers College Require the ACT or SAT?

Three Rivers College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Dorms at Three Rivers College

Yes! Three Rivers College provides on-campus housing for up to 184 students.

Three Rivers College students are active in the school's GO FAR, Phi Theta Kappa and Student Nursing Association. Club Rush, Self-Defense, and and Domestic Violence Awareness are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Three Rivers College.

Financial Aid at Three Rivers College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Three Rivers College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Three Rivers College

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 78% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $30,000 a year.

Based on this information, how does Three Rivers College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Three Rivers College a good school for you?

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Where is Three Rivers College?

Three Rivers College is located in the rural setting of Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

If you want to see Three Rivers College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 60 to Poplar Bluff, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lambert-St. Louis International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Three Rivers College and Poplar Bluff are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2080 Three Rivers Boulevard Poplar Bluff, MO 63901-2393

Campus Setting: Rural

Three Rivers College Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Three Rivers College is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Three Rivers College is like? There are approximately 2,759 students enrolled at Three Rivers College. 56% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from MO and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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