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 Tidewater Community College

Tidewater Community College - Norfolk, VA

121 College Place, Norfolk, Virginia 23510

General information:(757)822-1122
Awards offered:Award of less than 1 academic year
Associate's degree
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Campus setting:City: Midsize
Campus housing:No
Student population:32,101( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:26 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Navy)
Distance learning opportunities
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Single Campus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $2,725 $3,212 $3,500 -8%
Out-of-state $7,095 $7,858 $8,098 -3%
Books and supplies $1,300 $1,350 $1,500 -10%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $6,500 $6,500 $6,794 -5%
Other $2,250 $2,250 $2,620 -16%
Off Campus with Family
Other $2,000 $2,032 $2,496 -19%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $4,025 $4,562 $5,000 -20%
Off Campus $12,775 $13,312 $14,414 -7%
Off Campus with Family $6,025 $6,594 $7,496 -14%
On Campus $8,395 $9,208 $9,598 0%
Off Campus $17,145 $17,958 $19,012 -11%
Off Campus with Family $10,395 $11,240 $12,094 -8%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $2,676
In-state fees $824
Out-of-state tuition $6,914
Out-of-state fees $1,184
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 2,276 69% --
Grant or scholarship aid 1,926 58% $9,261,708 $4,809
Federal grants 1,791 54% $8,171,289 $4,562
Pell grants 1,789 54% $8,052,781 $4,501
Other federal grants 214 6% $118,508 $554
State/local government grant or scholarships 739 22% $857,323 $1,160
Institutional grants or scholarships 96 3% $233,096 $2,428
Student loan aid 852 26% $3,701,069 $4,344
Federal student loans 852 26% $3,701,069 $4,344
Other student loans 0 0% $0 Not applicable
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 16,114 51% $53,219,378 $3,303
Pell grants 12,419 40% $44,788,236 $3,606
Federal student loans 6,453 21% $29,743,712 $4,609


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $4,398 $3,991 $4,293
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $3,570 $3,020 $3,436
$30,001 - $48,000 $4,338 $3,738 $4,167
$48,001 - $75,000 $6,621 $6,052 $6,523
$75,001 - $110,000 $7,815 $8,032 $8,353
$110,001 and more $7,934 $8,199 $8,781

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 32,101
Undergraduate enrollment 32,101
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 2,181
Graduate enrollment 0

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 43 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

No varsity sports data reported for this institution.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges01/01/1971 Accredited


National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

01/01/1978 Accredited
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program

01/01/1980 Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education

Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree or certificate

04/01/1998 Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

Physical Therapy (PTAA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

05/11/1984 Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

05/01/1986 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations00 0
Liquor law violations020
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
Liquor law violations ------
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 213
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate16.7%
Number in default565
Number in repayment3,369

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00371200

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAward of less than 1 academic year Associate's degree Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General311-
Category total311-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting and Related Services, Other84711
Business Administration and Management, General-389-
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other1157-
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other4372
Hospitality Administration/Management, General231-
Category total2556113
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer and Information Sciences, General7422
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design10--
Category total17422
Construction Trades Colleges
Category total33147
Education Colleges
Teacher Assistant/Aide27--
Category total27--
Engineering Colleges
Engineering, General-59-
Category total-59-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician-285
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician215-
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician7-2
Engineering Technology, General--4
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other69-
Industrial Technology/Technician-36-
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other17--
Category total328811
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Care Provider/Assistant756632
Category total756632
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation11--
Category total11--
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other--6
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician-12-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)327-
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician-18-
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other22--
Medical/Clinical Assistant--12
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other116-
Occupational Therapist Assistant-30-
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant-23-
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer-36-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-79-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist216-
Category total2825718
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration-56-
Fire Science/Fire-fighting230-
Category total286-
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Legal Assistant/Paralegal8429
Category total8429
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies-193-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies-99-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other--374
Category total-292374
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician2118-
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician4--
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/--14
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician-13-
Category total253114
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Biological and Physical Sciences-314-
Category total-314-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General5--
Category total5--
Personal and Culinary Services Colleges
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General-11-
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General-14-
Category total-25-
Precision Production Colleges
Precision Metal Working, Other1-1
Welding Technology/Welder5-15
Category total6-16
Social Sciences Colleges
Social Sciences, General-694-
Category total-694-
Transportation and Materials Moving Colleges
Ground Transportation, Other128--
Category total128--
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Design and Visual Communications, General138-
Interior Design814-
Visual and Performing Arts, Other-26-
Category total978-
Grand total4342660496