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TRCC Fastest Growing In Nation for Second Year

Jan 29, 2014 -- 9:18am

Three Rivers has been named among the fastest growing schools in America.  Community College Week, the nation’s leading periodical for community, technical, and junior colleges, has declared Three Rivers College one of the fastest growing community colleges in America for the second year in a row.  They ranked Three Rivers as the number one fastest growing institution among colleges with 2,500-5,000 students during the period from Fall 2011 to Fall 2012. During that time, enrollment at Three Rivers rose by 921 students, the highest gross increase in its category, with an overall 25% jump in enrollment.  TRCC’s President Dr. Devin Stephenson says that the college’s explosive growth has been the result of an institutional focus on finding and meeting the needs of the college’s 15-county service region.  Students can now take courses at the Three Rivers Poplar Bluff campus; at centers in Sikeston, Dexter, Kennett, Malden, Willow Springs, and Cape Girardeau; at satellite sites throughout Southeast Missouri; and also online at  

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