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Located in Norfolk, Virginia, Tidewater Community College is a public institution. The location of Tidewater Community College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

113 Undergraduate Degrees

Where Is Tidewater Community College?

Location of Tidewater Community College

Contact details for Tidewater Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 121 College Place, Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-822-1122

How Do I Get Into Tidewater Community College?

You can apply to Tidewater Community College online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to Tidewater Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Tidewater Community College?

27% Take Out Loans
16.2% 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 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

7,375 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
51% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 20,941 undergraduate students at Tidewater Community College, with 7,375 being full-time and 13,566 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Tidewater Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,375 full-time undergraduates at Tidewater Community College, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Tidewater Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Tidewater Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 332
Black or African American 2,093
Hispanic or Latino 770
White 3,409
International Students 101
Other Races/Ethnicities 670

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

3,733 Took All Classes Online
9,191 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 9,191 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


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 #1,666 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Tidewater Community College regardless of major.

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 Computer Science Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 14 82 3 99
Web & Multimedia Design 14 0 0 14
Computer Science 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 28 82 3 113


*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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