Tidewater Community College Overview
Located in Norfolk, Virginia, Tidewater Community College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Tidewater Community College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Tidewater Community College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 28% of the faculty were full-time.
Tidewater Community College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Tidewater Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#42||Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#61||Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Tidewater Community College.
Where Is Tidewater Community College?
Contact details for Tidewater Community College are given below.
|Address:||121 College Place, Norfolk, VA 23510|
How Do I Get Into Tidewater Community College?
You can apply to Tidewater Community College online at: www.tcc.edu/admission
Can I Afford Tidewater Community College?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Tidewater Community College, approximately 27% of students took out student loans averaging $4,399 a year. That adds up to $17,596 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Tidewater Community College is 16.2%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Tidewater Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 6,693 full-time undergraduates at Tidewater Community College, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Tidewater Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,829|
|Hispanic or Latino||706|
Over 39 countries are represented at Tidewater Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, China, and India.
Online Learning at Tidewater Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Tidewater Community College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 8th most popular in Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Tidewater Community College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Tidewater Community College was -0.4%. This is the #2,231 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Tidewater Community College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Tidewater Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Tidewater Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Tidewater Community College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|General Social Sciences||#43|
|Human Development & Family Studies||#140|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||#167|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#400|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#453|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Tidewater Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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