Treasure Valley Community College

Treasure Valley Community College

Treasure Valley Community College, or TVCC, was founded in 1962. Initially, classes were held in the Ontario High School. In 1965, TVCC moved to its present campus near the Four Rivers Cultural Center in Ontario, Oregon. TVCC's recent enrollments have been more than 6,000 students every year.

Students at Treasure Valley Community College can choose from academic programs in the fields of art, adult education, business, computer science, English/ foreign language, mathematics, science, nursing, and workforce training and education.

The athletics department of Treasure Valley Community College sponsors teams in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field, softball, and volleyball. The teams are known as the Chukars, and compete in the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges.

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Contacting Treasure Valley Community College

Treasure Valley Community College
650 College Blvd
Ontario , OR 97914
General Phone: (541) 881-8822

Treasure Valley Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts72English, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, social services, political science, history
Nursing and Emergency Medicine57EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, various nursing
Education and Teaching28multilingual education, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, physical education teaching, teacher aide
Business and Management22business, accounting technology, MIS
Security and Law Enforcement14criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Agricultural Science and Management14agriculture, agricultural management, agricultural economics, farm management
Therapy and Counseling13psychology
Medicine9pre-dentistry, pre-med, pre-veterinary, medical preparatory
Production Trades7welding
Family and Social Work4social work
Office and Administration4office management, office data entry
Medical Administration3medical transcription, medical secretary
Conservation and Resource Management2conservation, wildlife management
Art Studies1visual and performing arts, art studies
Computer Science and Engineering1computer and info science, computer science
Science1biology, chemistry, geology
Engineering Technician1drafting
Medical Support and Technology0radiation therapist, pre-pharmacy
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0athletic trainer
Animal Science and Care0animal science
Landscaping and Horticulture0agronomy
Media0communication studies
Law0pre-law, legal secretary, legal assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Treasure Valley Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree14944
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years6813
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years406

Treasure Valley Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Treasure Valley Community College had a total enrollment of 2,010 students (1,489 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 71%
Black 1%
Hispanic 14%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 11%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 30%
20-21 15%
22-24 11%
25-29 11%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)1%

Treasure Valley Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 40 %
Part-Time 33 %

Treasure Valley Community College Room and Board (2007)

Treasure Valley Community College offers campus housing for 142 of its 1,489 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 7 meals per week.

Treasure Valley Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,600
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,050
Room and board $ 6,195
Room charge $ 3,285
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,910
Books and supplies $ 1,130
Other expenses $ 2,475

Financial Aid:
Treasure Valley Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 322100)

Treasure Valley Community College Faculty

Treasure Valley Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year5$49,1445$50,077
All faculty totalcalendar year5$49,1445$50,077

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year21$58,58322$52,152
All faculty totalacademic year21$58,58322$52,152

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Treasure Valley Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports81725

Treasure Valley Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Economics
Agriculture, General
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management

Animal Science And Care
Animal Sciences, General

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business/Commerce, General
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Education And Teaching
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Landscaping And Horticulture
Agronomy and Crop Science

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Pre-Pharmacy Studies

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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Treasure Valley Community College Highlights

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What Sets Treasure Valley Community College Apart:

Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%Treasure Valley Community College Dorm rooms per full-time student
% students on athletic fin. aid
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 12%Treasure Valley Community College % students on athletic fin. aid
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 14%Treasure Valley Community College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Treasure Valley Community College % of degrees in education and teaching
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Treasure Valley Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in music
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Treasure Valley Community College % of degrees in music

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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