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Tillamook Bay Community College Overview

Tillamook Bay Community College is a public institution situated in Tillamook, Oregon. TBCC is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

What Is Tillamook Bay Community College Known For?

145 Undergraduate Awards
  • TBCC has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at TBCC.
  • In 2017-2018, 12% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Tillamook Bay Community College?

Location of Tillamook Bay Community College

Contact details for TBCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4301 Third St., Tillamook, OR 97141
Phone: 503-842-8222

How Do I Get Into TBCC?

You can apply to TBCC online at:

Tillamook Bay Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Tillamook Bay Community College?

10% Take Out Loans
26.6% Loan Default Rate

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 TBCC, approximately 10% of students took out student loans averaging $3,570 a year. That adds up to $14,280 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at TBCC is 26.6%. 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.

Tillamook Bay Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

138 Full-Time Undergraduates
62% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 445 undergraduate students at TBCC, with 138 being full-time and 307 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  TBCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 138 full-time undergraduates at TBCC, 38% are male and 62% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  TBCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Tillamook Bay Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of TBCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 31
White 95
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

Online Learning at Tillamook Bay Community College

37 Took All Classes Online
181 Took At Least One Class Online
1,099.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 181 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at TBCC has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 26th most popular in Oregon for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of TBCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Tillamook Bay Community College was 1,099.3%. This is the #82 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at TBCC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of TBCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 83%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at TBCC 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 TBCC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Business Support & Assistant Services #1
Other Agriculture #1
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance #1
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers #1
Construction Trades #1
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations #2
Mechanic & Repair Technologies #3
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #10
Liberal Arts General Studies #10
Accounting #11
Criminal Justice & Corrections #14
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #15
Business Administration & Management #25
Business, Management & Marketing #30

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%.

Tillamook Bay Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 94 94
Ground Transportation 14 0 14
Accounting 8 0 8
Criminal Justice & Corrections 3 4 7
Business Support & Assistant Services 6 0 6
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 6 0 6
General Business/Commerce 0 4 4
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 3 0 3
General Agriculture 0 2 2
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 1 1
Other Agriculture 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 0 0 0
TOTAL 40 105 145


*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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