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Tidewater Community College is a public institution located in Norfolk, Virginia. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

54 Undergraduate Degrees

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
#59 Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#60 Best Nursing Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#85 Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 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:

Since Tidewater Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Tidewater Community College?

23% Take Out Loans
14.1% 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 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 14.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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 #333 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly 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 Nursing Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 0 47 47
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 7 0 7
TOTAL 7 47 54


*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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