Tidewater Community College (233772)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,680
2022 Average Net Price
$8,823
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.83%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
16,195
30.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
27.6%
553 Graduates

About

Tidewater Community College (233772) is a higher education institution located in Norfolk city, VA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Tidewater Community College (233772) were General Studies (588 degrees awarded), General Social Sciences (272 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (226 degrees).

In 2022, 3,462 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tidewater Community College (233772). 59.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,748 degrees), 1.85 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (945 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tidewater Community College (233772) is $4,680, which is $−3,432 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Tidewater Community College (233772) is $4,680, which is $−3,432 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,823.

In 2022, 89% of undergraduate students attending Tidewater Community College (233772) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 9% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,680
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Tidewater Community College (233772) was $4,680. The cost of tuition at Tidewater Community College (233772) is $−3,432 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$8,823
2022 Value
21%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Tidewater Community College (233772) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,823. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Tidewater Community College (233772) grew by 21%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,558
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Tidewater Community College (233772) was of $11,558 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 6% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
9%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Tidewater Community College (233772) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 93.5% with respect to 2021, when 46% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.83%
2019 Default Rate
191
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Tidewater Community College (233772) was 4.83%, which represents 191 out of the 3954 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Tidewater Community College (233772) had a total enrollment of 16,195 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Tidewater Community College (233772) is 4,898 students and the part-time enrollment is 11,297. This means that 30.2% of students enrolled at Tidewater Community College (233772) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tidewater Community College (233772), both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.8% White, 28.6% Black or African American, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.26% Two or More Races, 4.98% Asian, 0.451% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.395% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Tidewater Community College (233772) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (24.4%), followed by White Male (20.1%) and Black or African American Female (16.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

30.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tidewater Community College (233772) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 16,195 students. The full-time enrollment at Tidewater Community College (233772) is 4,898 and the part-time enrollment is 11,297. This means that 30.2% of students enrolled at Tidewater Community College (233772) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Tidewater Community College (233772) was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Tidewater Community College (233772) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    7,249 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    4,636 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,646 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Tidewater Community College (233772) is 44.8% White, 28.6% Black or African American, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.26% Two or More Races, 4.98% Asian, 0.451% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.395% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 411 students (2.54%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 666 more women than men received degrees from Tidewater Community College (233772). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Tidewater Community College (233772) is white (1,748 degrees awarded). There were 1.85 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (945 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Tidewater Community College (233772) is General Studies (588 degrees awarded), followed by General Social Sciences (272 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (226 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Tidewater Community College (233772), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (251 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (161 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (279 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tidewater Community College (233772) are Elementary & middle school teachers (81,229 people), Other managers (80,755 people), Software developers (49,613 people), Construction managers (46,864 people), and Registered nurses (36,106 people).

The most specialized majors at Tidewater Community College (233772) in 2022 are Engineering Technologies (251 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (161 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (279 degrees), Construction (94 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (181 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tidewater Community College (233772) are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Financial examiners

The most specialized majors at Tidewater Community College (233772) are Engineering Technologies (251 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (161 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (279 degrees), Construction (94 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (181 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tidewater Community College (233772) are Elementary & secondary schools (179,806 people), Construction (119,965 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (108,585 people), Computer Systems Design (79,425 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (67,486 people).

The most specialized majors at Tidewater Community College (233772) are Engineering Technologies (251 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (161 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (279 degrees), Construction (94 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (181 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
  1. 588 degrees awarded
  2. 272 degrees awarded
  3. 226 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Tidewater Community College (233772) was General Studies with 588 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,398
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,064
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,398 degrees were awarded to men at Tidewater Community College (233772), which is 0.677 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,064).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 195 degrees were awarded to men at Tidewater Community College (233772) in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is 65 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 433 degrees were awarded to men at Tidewater Community College (233772) in General Studies, which is 2.79 times more than the 155 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
26%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 14% of students graduating from Tidewater Community College (233772) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (42.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Tidewater Community College (233772) is Male and Asian (42.9% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.63% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,748 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    945 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    310 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tidewater Community College (233772) is white (1,748 degrees awarded). There were 1.85 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (945 degrees).

1.36% of degree recipients (47 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    933 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    815 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    677 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Tidewater Community College (233772) is white female (933 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (815 degrees).

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Operations

Tidewater Community College (233772) has an endowment valued at nearly $3.28M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 423k (12.9%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Tidewater Community College (233772) had a total salary expenditure of 160M. Tidewater Community College (233772) employs 80 Associate professors, 66 Professors and 64 Instructors. Most academics at Tidewater Community College (233772) are Female Associate professor (42), Female Professor (38), and Male Associate professor (38).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tidewater Community College (233772) are: Management, with 177 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 82 employees, and Service with 53 employees.

Endowment

$3.28M
2022 Endowment
0.168%
growth from 2021

Tidewater Community College (233772) has an endowment valued at about $3.28M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Tidewater Community College (233772) grew 0.168% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.93M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$60.1M
2022 Salaries
4.75%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Tidewater Community College (233772) paid a median of $60.1M in salaries, which represents 37.6% of their overall expenditure ($160M) and a 4.75% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.6M
Instructional Salaries
266
Number of Employees

In 2022, Tidewater Community College (233772) paid a total of $18.6M to 266 employees working as instructors, which represents 31% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
80 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
177 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tidewater Community College (233772) were Associate professor with 80 employees, Professor with 66 employees, and Instructor with 64 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tidewater Community College (233772) were Management with 177 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 82 employees, and Service with 53 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tidewater Community College (233772) was Female Associate professor with 42 employees, Female Professor with 38 employees, and Male Associate professor with 38 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Tidewater Community College (233772).

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