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

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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.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Tidewater Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#16 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Tidewater Community College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#27 Best Computer Information Systems Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#43 Best Value Colleges for General Computer & Information Sciences College Factual
#64 Best Value Colleges for Computer Information Systems College Factual
#81 Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#101 Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#158 Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences College Factual

Where Is 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?

23% Take Out Loans
17.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Tidewater Community College, approximately 23% of students took out student loans averaging $4,667 a year. That adds up to $18,668 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Tidewater Community College is 17.9%. 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

5,806 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 16,769 undergraduate students at Tidewater Community College, with 5,806 being full-time and 10,963 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 5,806 full-time undergraduates at Tidewater Community College, 41% are male and 59% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 315
Black or African American 1,550
Hispanic or Latino 540
White 2,738
International Students 74
Other Races/Ethnicities 589

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

14,188 Took All Classes Online
16,067 Took At Least One Class Online
75.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 16,067 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 75.2%. This is the #392 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Tidewater Community College regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Tidewater Community College ranks compared to all other mostly 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
Computer Science #26
Computer Science #26

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.

General Computer & Information Sciences 0
Computer Science 0
Web & Multimedia Design 0
Computer & IS Security 0


*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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