Treasure Valley Community College

Tel: (541)881-8822
2,396 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 2,396 students (46% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
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 108 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Treasure Valley Community College (OR) Community College Avg.
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 108 staff
87 staff

Student Body

The student population of 2,396 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,396 students 1,343 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
# Full-Time Students 1,095 students
844 students
# Part-Time Students 1,301 students
1,227 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 140 140
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Unknown races
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. 0.48 0.54

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,680 is more than the state average of $4,050. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,130 is less than the state average of $8,362. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,680 $4,050
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,130 $8,362
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
Source: 2014 (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 $4,050 per year for in-state students and $8,362 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,567 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 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Oregon is Chemeketa Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.