General Information About Tidewater Community College
Tidewater Community College provides collegiate education and training to adults of all ages and backgrounds, helping them achieve their individual goals and contribute as citizens and workers to the vitality of an increasingly global community. COMMITMENTS THAT INFORM THE MISSION: * Open access to high-quality, affordable education to prepare students for transfer to a four-year baccalaureate institution, as well as for entry or advancement in the workforce. * Cultural diversity as a critically important strength for students to meet the changing needs of a pluralistic, democratic society. * Lifelong learning to heighten the awareness of students to multiple paths for achievement while helping them pursue the choices most conducive to their individual needs. * Partnerships and proactive responsiveness to develop cutting-edge programs that meet the changing needs of students and industry, while contributing to the economic, civic, and cultural vitality of the region, the Commonwealth, the nation, and the international community. * A comprehensive range of programs and services recognized for excellence by leaders of business, industry, and government, and by educators in K-12 education and four-year colleges and universities.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Navy)
- Distance learning opportunities
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- Dual credit
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- City: Midsize
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Tuition & Fees 09-10 Tuition & Fees $2,725 Room & Board Charge $0 Books & Supplies Cost $1,300
Total Financial Aid Amounts Issued Pell Grants $18,451,255 Other Federal Grants $608,877 Scholarships & Fellowships $25,089,843 Discount Applied to Tuition/Fee $11,063,830 Average Grant Dollars Issued $2,442,560 Avg. Scholarship and Fellowships $12,544,922
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 40,407 Native American 232 Asian 2,185 African American 12,790 Hispanic 1,745 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 12,659 Enrolled FullTime Graduates