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Factbook Overview

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness compiles and updates the Factbook overview on an annual basis. The Factbook overview provides a variety of data regarding the college mission, enrollments, service area population trends, local high school attendance, graduates, programs and resources. Questions about the Factbook are welcome and should be directed to Curtis Aasen, Vice President of Information Systems and Institutional Effectiveness.

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2023 College Factbook

Tidewater Community College provides collegiate education and training to adults of all ages and backgrounds, helping them achieve their individual goals and contribute as citizens and workers to the vitality of an increasingly global community.

  • Open access to high-quality, affordable education to prepare students for transfer to a four-year baccalaureate institution, as well as for entry or advancement in the workforce.
  • Cultural diversity as a critically important strength for students to meet the changing needs of a pluralistic, democratic society.
  • Lifelong learning to heighten the awareness of students to multiple paths for achievement while helping them pursue the choices most conducive to their individual needs.
  • Partnerships and proactive responsiveness to develop cutting-edge programs that meet the changing needs of students and industry, while contributing to the economic, civic, and cultural vitality of the region, the Commonwealth, the nation, and the international community.
  • A comprehensive range of programs and services recognized for excellence by leaders of business, industry, and government, and by educators in K-12 education and four-year colleges and universities.
  1. Teaching & Learning Excellence: Provide students a path to academic achievement through active engagement, high academic expectations, and opportunities for exploration and curiosity.
  2. Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion: Create an environment in which policies, practices, and beliefs are grounded in the principle of fairness and that acknowledges structural racism, gender disparities, and systemic poverty while honoring the diversity of humanity.
  3. Community: Actively engage our stakeholders to design and deliver programs and services to support our students and the region.
  4. Innovation: Imagine and proactively apply new methods and creative solutions.
  5. Empathy: Engage in actions that promote personal well-being, social good, and trust by continually recognizing the interdependence of our students, employees, and community in a shared human experience.
  6. Integrity: Demonstrate truthfulness, transparency, and Strategic Directions stewardship through responsible actions and decisions.
  7. Accountability: Hold ourselves and each other responsible for fulfilling our obligation.

Tidewater Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate degree. Tidewater Community College also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Tidewater Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (


Last edit: 12/19/23