Blackhawk Technical College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,123
5.42% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$7,811
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
18.3%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
2,098
38.7% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
36.1%
92 Graduates

About

Blackhawk Technical College is a higher education institution located in Rock County, WI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Blackhawk Technical College were .

In 2017, 529 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Blackhawk Technical College. 60.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (416 degrees), 9.24 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (45 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Blackhawk Technical College is $4,123, which is $-3,291 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Blackhawk Technical College is $4,123, which is $-3,291 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,811.

In 2017, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 85% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,123
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Blackhawk Technical College was $4,123. The cost of tuition at Blackhawk Technical College is $-3,291 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,811
2017 Value
0.515%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Blackhawk Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,811. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Blackhawk Technical College grew by 0.515%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,795
Room and Board
$1,665
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Blackhawk Technical College was of $5,795 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,665. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
85%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Blackhawk Technical College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 8.62% with respect to 2016, when 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
18.3%
2016 Default Rate
157
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Blackhawk Technical College was 18.3%, which represents 157 out of the 857 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Blackhawk Technical College has a total enrollment of 2,098 students. The full-time enrollment at Blackhawk Technical College is 811 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,287. This means that 38.7% of students enrolled at Blackhawk Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Blackhawk Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.6% White, 10.5% Hispanic or Latino, 5.48% Black or African American, 2.86% Two or More Races, 1.29% Asian, 0.334% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Blackhawk Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (39.3%), followed by White Male (37.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (6.29%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Blackhawk Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,098 students. The full-time enrollment at Blackhawk Technical College is 811 and the part-time enrollment is 1,287. This means that 38.7% of students enrolled at Blackhawk Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

49%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Blackhawk Technical College was 49%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Blackhawk Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,629
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    221
  3. Black or African American
    115

The enrolled student population at Blackhawk Technical College is 77.6% White, 10.5% Hispanic or Latino, 5.48% Black or African American, 2.86% Two or More Races, 1.29% Asian, 0.334% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 115 more women than men received degrees from Blackhawk Technical College. The majority of degree recipients at Blackhawk Technical College are white (416 degrees awarded). There were 9.24 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (45 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Blackhawk Technical College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Blackhawk Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (45 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (4 degrees), and Construction (15 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Blackhawk Technical College are Registered nurses (1,302,479 people), Medical & health services managers (138,889 people), Pharmacists (129,593 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,652 people), and Police officers (119,106 people).

The most specialized majors at Blackhawk Technical College are Precision Production (45 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (4 degrees), Construction (15 degrees), Protective Services (55 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (35 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Blackhawk Technical College are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Blackhawk Technical College are Precision Production (45 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (4 degrees), Construction (15 degrees), Protective Services (55 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (35 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Blackhawk Technical College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,435,100 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (306,194 people), Elementary & secondary schools (260,827 people), Outpatient care centers (204,347 people), and Offices of physicians (188,652 people).

The most specialized majors at Blackhawk Technical College are Precision Production (45 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (4 degrees), Construction (15 degrees), Protective Services (55 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (35 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Blackhawk Technical College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Blackhawk Technical College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 207
  2. 322

In 2017, 207 degrees were awarded to men at Blackhawk Technical College, which is 0.643 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (322).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 35 degrees were awarded to men at Blackhawk Technical College in Welding Technology, which is 8.75 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 78 degrees were awarded to women at Blackhawk Technical College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 7.8 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%
100% Completion Time
31%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 19% of students graduating from Blackhawk Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 36% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Blackhawk Technical College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.26% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    416 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    45 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Blackhawk Technical College is white (416 degrees awarded). There were 9.24 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (45 degrees).

8.51% of degree recipients (45 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    255 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    161 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Blackhawk Technical College is white female (255 degrees awarded). There were 1.58 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (161 degrees).

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Operations

Blackhawk Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $59.6k (NaNk%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Blackhawk Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $42.2M. Blackhawk Technical College employs 86 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Blackhawk Technical College are Female Instructors (48), Male Instructors(38), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Blackhawk Technical College are: Management, with 39 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 34 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

Blackhawk Technical College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Blackhawk Technical College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.04M - Federal
  2. $1.8M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Blackhawk Technical College received $1.04M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.8M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$16.1M
2017 Salaries
7.55%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Blackhawk Technical College paid a median of $16.1M in salaries, which represents 38.1% of their overall expenditure ($42.2M) and a 7.55% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.56% decline from 2015 and a 1.98% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.76M
Instructional Salaries
86
Number of Employees

In 2017, Blackhawk Technical College paid a total of $6.76M to 86 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.22M (34.5%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
86 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
39 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Blackhawk Technical College were Instructor with 86 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Blackhawk Technical College were Management with 39 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 34 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Blackhawk Technical College was Female Instructor with 48 employees, Male Instructor with 38 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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