Why choose TCC? Here are a few reasons
Tidewater Community College is where you can get a degree, earn credits and transfer to a 4-year institution, enhance your career — or just learn something new
TCC's state of the art classrooms have simulators, labs and computer resources help you learn
With TCC’s Z-Degree in Business Administration, you pay zero dollars for textbooks
Is time an issue for you?
TCC offers a flexible schedule of day, evening, weekend and online courses.
Finish an associate degree in 1 year at TCC!
You can complete a transferrable Associate of Science in General Studies in just 1 year.
Degrees & programs
Explore TCC’s degrees, certificates and credentials, and find out how credits you earn for a certificate are especially versatile
Study what you want
TCC has a wide variety of programs, from the academic disciplines to skilled trades to professional specialties
Transferring to TCC?
If you’re transferring from another college to TCC, follow these steps to make sure you receive the appropriate credits.
High school students
Did you know you can earn college credits while still in high school? Get to your degree faster and save money at TCC
Thanks to guaranteed admission agreements, TCC is your gateway to Virginia’s 4-year colleges and universities
Study locally, learn globally
TCC’s Office for Intercultural Learning will enrich your academic experience with international and cultural opportunities.
I still enjoy opening students’ minds to what science is all about.
Professor of physics and astronomy
Knowledge is power, and being able to see things from different perspectives allows us all to grow and understand the world in new ways.
Associate professor of history
“I know my students by name and I know their stories. Because of this connection, I have a greater opportunity to make a difference in their lives.
Professor of business administration