Adult Basic Education

The ABE (Adult Basic Education) program at TBCC offers classes for adults who may need to brush up before taking GED classes or for students who need to brush up on Math,

Reading, and Writing before enrolling in college courses. Some students may have a personal goal to improve their skills. You’ll improve reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills to help you on the job, in the community, and in the classroom.

Frequently Asked Questions
Who can sign up or ABE classes?

The classes are open to anyone age 16 and above.  For those students who are 16 or 17 years of age, a Release from Compulsory Attendance Notice must be provided to the Academic Services Office in order to enroll in classes.  These releases are available through the school district where the student is enrolled.

How can I sign up?

To sign up for classes please contact Student Services at 503-842-8222 ext. 1100, visit them at our main campus, 4301 Third Street, Tillamook, or email

How do ABE classes cost?

GED preparation classes are $15.00 per term. Students can sign up at any time during the term. If you are not able to pay the fee, the college may be able to help.

If you need help, please contact Amy Alday-Murray at 503-842-8222 ext: 1070, or email her at:

When and where are classes held?

Classes are held in various locations. Each term TBCC publishes a Schedule of Classes that lists when the class is being held and the location of the class.