Tidewater Tech Trades

Overview of Tidewater Tech Trades

The main campus of Tidewater Tech-Trades is in Norfolk, VA (a medium-sized city). The school is a private, for-profit school. Tidewater Tech-Trades offers degrees up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school students most commonly major in a field related to mechanics and repair, production trades.

Tidewater Tech-Trades Selectivity

Tidewater Tech-Trades admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 157 enrolled students. Tidewater Tech-Trades has a larger minority student population than most schools. Males make up the lion's share of the student body at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Our Mission at Tidewater Tech ò We help adult students gain the skills and attitudes necessary for a meaningful entry level career position. ò We strive to be responsive to the needs of not only our students, but also area businesses, industries, and government. ò We are committed to high academic standards in all of our curricular offerings. ò We are dedicated to providing the services that support our studentsÆ efforts to succeed."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Tidewater Tech-Trades

Tidewater Tech-Trades
5301 E Princess Anne Rd
Norfolk , VA 23502
General Phone: (757) 858-8324

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Tidewater Tech-Trades Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Production Trades59welding
Mechanics and Repair11HVAC, automobile mechanics

Number of programs and degrees for Tidewater Tech-Trades in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years112
Award of less than 1 academic year591

Tidewater Tech-Trades Student Body

In 2007-2008, Tidewater Tech-Trades had a total enrollment of 157 students (262 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 16%
Black 80%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 10%
20-21 21%
22-24 17%
25-29 25%
30-34 6%
35-39 10%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%

Tidewater Tech-Trades Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 57%

Tidewater Tech-Trades Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Norfolk, Virginia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Virginia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Tidewater Tech-Trades Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Tidewater Tech-Trades participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2320900)

Tidewater Tech-Trades Degree Programs (2007)

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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Tidewater Tech-Trades Highlights

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What Sets Tidewater Tech-Trades Apart:

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Male % of student body
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Minority % of student body
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% of degrees in mechanics and repair
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Top 16%Tidewater Tech-Trades % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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