Treasure Valley Community College

Tel: (541)881-8822
  • 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 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
  • Treasure Valley Community College is the only community colleges within Malheur County, OR.
  • The nearest community college to Treasure Valley Community College is College of Western Idaho (36.6 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 108 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Treasure Valley Community College(OR) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty108 staff105 staff
Treasure Valley Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Treasure Valley Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Treasure Valley Community College diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 38% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,396 students2,071 students
Treasure Valley Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio22:128:1
Treasure Valley Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,095 students844 students
Treasure Valley Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,301 students1,227 students
Treasure Valley Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Treasure Valley Community College Enrollment Breakdown OR All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Treasure Valley Community College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Treasure Valley Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Treasure Valley Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Treasure Valley Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Treasure Valley Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Treasure Valley Community College White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Treasure Valley Community College Ethnicity Breakdown OR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.480.53
Treasure Valley Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Treasure Valley Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,800$32,200
Treasure Valley Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,424 is more than the state average of $5,223. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,904 is less than the state average of $8,497. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,424$5,223
Treasure Valley Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$5,904$8,497
Treasure Valley Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%82%
Treasure Valley Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$15,375$15,375
Treasure Valley Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,375$6,156
Treasure Valley Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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 $5,223 per year for in-state students and $8,497 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,361 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Oregon community colleges have a diversity score of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Oregon is Chemeketa Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.