Treasure Valley Community College

Tel: (541)881-8822
2,619 students
Public institution
Treasure Valley Community College is dedicated to providing quality lifelong learning and cultural opportunities in response to the needs of our communities within available resources.
School Highlights:
Treasure Valley Community College serves 2,619 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 33%.
Treasure Valley Community College is the only community colleges within Malheur County, OR.
The nearest community college is College of Western Idaho (36.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 109 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
College Treasure Valley Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 109 staff
61 staff
Treasure Valley Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,619 has grown by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 53% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,619 students 1,296 students
Treasure Valley Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
Treasure Valley Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,191 students
814 students
Treasure Valley Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,428 students
1,040 students
Treasure Valley Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Treasure Valley Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Treasure Valley Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Treasure Valley Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Treasure Valley Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Treasure Valley Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Treasure Valley Community College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Treasure Valley Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Treasure Valley Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.60 0.68
Treasure Valley Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,280 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,760 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,280 $5,660
Treasure Valley Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,760 $10,250
Treasure Valley Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 142 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
Treasure Valley Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Treasure Valley Community College was founded in the fall of 1962 as part of the Oregon Community College system. Classes were originally conducted at Ontario High School during the late afternoon and evening hours. The College celebrated its first graduation ceremony the following spring when students enrolled in the one-year Licensed Practical Nursing program completed their studies. Beginning with a solitary building, TVCC moved to its present location in the fall of 1965. Several other buildings were added during the next year and today the campus houses 13 major buildings. TVCC has five locations in Eastern Oregon, and one in Western Idaho. Our main campus, established in 1964, is in Ontario, Oregon. The college has outreach centers in Nyssa, Burns and Lakeview, Oregon, and a branch campus in Caldwell, Idaho. Treasure Valley Community College is located on a 90-acre campus near the center of Ontario, Oregon, a city of approximately 10,000 people. Campus buildings include residence halls, a professional-technical complex, a multi-purpose activities center, and a modern gymnasium. In addition, TVCC is the site of the Malheur County/Oregon State University Extension Service and Eastern Oregon University Outreach Center. The College is dedicated to high quality, up-to-date instruction; typically a low student/instructor ratio; effective low cost education; and a pleasant college atmosphere. TVCC continues to grow and change to meet the needs of both its students and the community it serves. Academic Programs and Departments includes Adult Education, Agriculture/Rodeo, Art, Athletics, BizCenter, Business, Building Construction Technologies at SRCI, Cisco Networking Academy, Community & Continuing Education, Computer Science, Division of Extended Learning, Drafting, English/Foreign Language, Library, Mathematics, Natural Resources, Nursing, Performing Arts, Science, Social Science, Welding, WINGS and Workforce Training & Education.

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Did You Know?
For Oregon public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,998 per year for in-state students and $7,980 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,575 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Oregon community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Oregon is Everest College-Portland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.