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TILLAMOOK BAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

We create bridges to opportunity by providing quality education that serves the needs of our diverse community.

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We are a local leader in educational excellence and innovation, community advancement, and economic success. We value and promote student success through academic excellence and resourceful teamwork in an environment that is personal and friendly.

Our Mission

Tillamook Bay Community College creates bridges to opportunity by providing quality education that serves the needs of our diverse community.

Our Vision

Tillamook Bay Community College is a local leader in educational excellence and innovation, community advancement, and economic success.

Our Values

Tillamook Bay Community College values and promotes student success through academic excellence and resourceful teamwork in an environment that is personal and friendly.

STUDENT SUCCESS – TBCC values being keenly receptive and intentionally responsive to students and fully supports achievement of their goals.

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE – TBCC values rigorous, relevant education and training for students and the community.

RESOURCEFUL TEAMWORK – TBCC values collaboration, effective communication, and the wise use of resources to accomplish our mission.

PERSONAL & FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT – TBCC values and demonstrates genuine concern and respect for each other, communities we serve, and our students while helping each achieve their potential.

Core Themes

Educational Excellence
Economic Success
Leadership, Partnership and Community Engagement

Our Goals

Goal I: TBCC exhibits year-to-year increases in total student enrollment and full-time student equivalent numbers (FTE) as it enhances its reputation as a small, personal, and technology-advanced learning environment focused on academic excellence.

Goal II: TBCC supports students needing pre-collegiate learning and reduces barriers to their achievement of educational goals.

Goal III: TBCC forms and fosters industry, community, and educational partnerships and responds to community needs with the further development of Career Technical trainings and programs that create opportunities for economic growth and success.

Goal IV: TBCC exhibits increased student retention and continuous growth in student completion of certificates, degrees and personal educational goals.

Goal V: TBCC employs technology-based solutions in conjunction with highly effective interactive learning to assist students and employees in tracking the improving educational processes, assessments and outcomes.

Goal VI: TBCC’s technical infrastructure and services support the implementation and growth of technology-based operations, online classes, and support services in all operational areas of the college.

Our History

The future of the community college in Tillamook County will continue to evolve in response to the needs of our community and student body.

$250,000
Saved by students due to OERs
$200,136
Saved by high school students/families taking college classes while in high school last year
$140,000
Over $60,000 awarded in scholarship support to students this year
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Strategic Planning and Accreditation

The strategic framework for 2020 sets a course that TBCC staff and faculty will work on together to guide the college. This strategic framework maintains Tillamook Bay Community College’s continuing commitment to our comprehensive mission that is focused on student success in learning, transfer education, career and technical education, developmental education, or lifelong learning. It is the commitment to the community that TBCC is their college and their access portal to the education and training they need to meet their career goals.

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TBCC Foundation

The purpose of the Tillamook Bay Community College Foundation is to engage our community in developing long-term financial support for vital programs, student scholarships, innovation and bridges to opportunity at Tillamook Bay Community College.

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College Board and Leadership

The Board of Education of Tillamook Bay Community College recognizes that it is responsible to all the citizens of the College service area which constitutes Tillamook County, regardless of political, social, fraternal, religious or other affiliation.

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TBCC News and Events

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