Blackhawk Technical College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,304
1.75% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$7,995
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.51%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,391
27% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
41.9%
78 Graduates

About

Blackhawk Technical College is a higher education institution located in Rock County, WI. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Blackhawk Technical College were Registered Nursing (54 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (23 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (15 degrees).

In 2022, 795 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Blackhawk Technical College. 65.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (584 degrees), 5.46 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (107 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Blackhawk Technical College is $4,304, which is $−3,808 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Blackhawk Technical College is $4,304, which is $−3,808 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,995.

In 2022, 90% of undergraduate students attending Blackhawk Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 27% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,304
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Blackhawk Technical College was $4,304. The cost of tuition at Blackhawk Technical College is $−3,808 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,995
2022 Value
17.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Blackhawk Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,995. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Blackhawk Technical College grew by 17.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,844
Room and Board
$1,939
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Blackhawk Technical College was of $7,844 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.72% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,939. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 1.72% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

90%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
27%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Blackhawk Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 45.2% with respect to 2021, when 62% 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.
3.51%
2019 Default Rate
22
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Blackhawk Technical College was 3.51%, which represents 22 out of the 626 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Blackhawk Technical College had a total enrollment of 2,391 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Blackhawk Technical College is 645 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,746. This means that 27% of students enrolled at Blackhawk Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Blackhawk Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72% White, 13% Hispanic or Latino, 6.98% Black or African American, 3.3% Two or More Races, 1.13% Asian, 0.418% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0836% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Blackhawk Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.4%), followed by White Male (30.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

27%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Blackhawk Technical College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,391 students. The full-time enrollment at Blackhawk Technical College is 645 and the part-time enrollment is 1,746. This means that 27% of students enrolled at Blackhawk Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
2022 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 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Blackhawk Technical College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,722 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    310 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    167 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Blackhawk Technical College is 72% White, 13% Hispanic or Latino, 6.98% Black or African American, 3.3% Two or More Races, 1.13% Asian, 0.418% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0836% 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 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 50 students (2.09%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 247 more women than men received degrees from Blackhawk Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Blackhawk Technical College is white (584 degrees awarded). There were 5.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (107 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Blackhawk Technical College is Registered Nursing (54 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (23 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (15 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (110 degrees awarded), Protective Services (74 degrees), and Health (481 degrees).

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 (1,405,390 people), Medical & health services managers (157,910 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (141,284 people), Pharmacists (135,082 people), and Police officers (133,374 people).

The most specialized majors at Blackhawk Technical College in 2022 are Precision Production (110 degrees awarded), Protective Services (74 degrees), Health (481 degrees), Construction (11 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Blackhawk Technical College are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Chief executives & legislators, and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing

The most specialized majors at Blackhawk Technical College are Precision Production (110 degrees awarded), Protective Services (74 degrees), Health (481 degrees), Construction (11 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (1,515,954 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (330,384 people), Elementary & secondary schools (275,047 people), Outpatient care centers (251,928 people), and Offices of physicians (207,776 people).

The most specialized majors at Blackhawk Technical College are Precision Production (110 degrees awarded), Protective Services (74 degrees), Health (481 degrees), Construction (11 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 54 degrees awarded
  2. 23 degrees awarded
  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Blackhawk Technical College was Registered Nursing with 54 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

274
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
521
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 274 degrees were awarded to men at Blackhawk Technical College, which is 0.526 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (521).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 86 degrees were awarded to men at Blackhawk Technical College in Welding Technology, which is 3.58 times more than the 24 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 219 degrees were awarded to men at Blackhawk Technical College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 8.11 times more than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 27% of students graduating from Blackhawk Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Blackhawk Technical College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    584 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    107 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Blackhawk Technical College is white (584 degrees awarded). There were 5.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (107 degrees).

1.51% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    385 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    199 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    78 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Blackhawk Technical College is white female (385 degrees awarded). There were 1.93 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (199 degrees).

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Operations

Blackhawk Technical College employs 78 Instructors. Most academics at Blackhawk Technical College are Female Instructor (40), and Male Instructor (38).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Blackhawk Technical College are: Management, with 35 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 34 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 21 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$17.1M
2022 Salaries
1.14%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Blackhawk Technical College paid a median of $17.1M in salaries, a 1.14% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.87M
Instructional Salaries
78
Number of Employees

In 2022, Blackhawk Technical College paid a total of $5.87M to 78 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
78 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
35 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Blackhawk Technical College was Instructor with 78 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Blackhawk Technical College were Management with 35 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 34 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Blackhawk Technical College was Female Instructor with 40 employees, and Male Instructor with 38 employees.

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