Black Hawk College

6600-34th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265-5899
Tel: (309)796-5000
6,307 students
Public institution
Black Hawk College provides the environment and resources for individuals to become lifelong learners.
School Highlights
Black Hawk College serves 6,307 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Black Hawk College is the only community colleges within Rock Island County, IL.
The nearest community college is Brown Mackie College-Quad Cities (3.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 186 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
College Black Hawk College (IL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 186 staff
121 staff

Student Body

The student population of 6,307 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,307 students 3,207 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
36:1
# Full-Time Students 2,346 students
1,118 students
# Part-Time Students 3,961 students
2,604 students
% Asian
1%
4%
% Hispanic
10%
15%
% Black
6%
14%
% White
80%
61%
% Two or more races
2%
1%
% Unknown races
1%
5%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.35 0.58

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $6,495 is less than the state average of $7,252. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,495 is less than the state average of $9,471. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,495 $7,252
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,495 $9,471
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
82%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The College's vision is to provide total accessibility, quality instructional programs, student-centered services, and strategic alliances to position Black Hawk College as the preferred choice for education and training. We strive to make this vision a reality through a firm commitment to quality. Our faculty and staff here at Black Hawk are dedicated to serving students and the community. Black Hawk College is a comprehensive community college serving over 11,000 college credit students, 3,000 Adult Basic Education students, and 16,000 Continuing Education and Workforce Training adults a year with high quality, cost-effective lifelong learning. Black Hawk College is one of 48 community colleges in Illinois, and serves all or part of nine counties in northwestern Illinois (Rock Island, Henry, Stark, Mercer, Whiteside, Bureau, Marshall, Knox and Henderson) with a service area of over 2,200 square miles and a population of over 232,000. Two campuses offer excellent facilities, small class size and individual attention. The Quad-Cities Campus is located in Moline, Illinois and the East Campus is near Kewanee, Illinois.

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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,252 per year for in-state students and $9,471 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,180 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.58, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Chicago. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.