Blackhawk Technical College

6004 County Road G
Janesville, WI 53546-6458
Tel: (608)758-6900
2,471 students
Public institution
The faculty, staff, and administration of Blackhawk Technical College, an institution of higher education, provide for the future of our community through excellence in technical education.
School Highlights
Blackhawk Technical College serves 2,471 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Blackhawk Technical College is the only community colleges within Rock County, WI.
The nearest community college is Rock Valley College (19.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 204 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
College Blackhawk Technical College (WI) 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 204 staff 148 staff

Student Body

The student population of 2,471 has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,471 students 3,008 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 12:1 23:1
# Full-Time Students 944 students 1,021 students
# Part-Time Students 1,527 students 1,824 students
% Hispanic
7%
5%
% Black
3%
6%
% White
84%
80%
% Two or more races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
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. 0.29 0.35

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,683 is less than the state average of $3,884. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,437 is less than the state average of $5,638. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,683 $3,884
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,437 $5,638
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 80% 81%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The Blackhawk Technical College provides education for employment by offering comprehensive occupational skills training which enables students to participate in the work force through Associate Degree, Technical Diploma, Certificate, and Apprenticeship programs; Training, Retraining, and Upgrading for entry, retention, or advancement in a vocational or technical field; General Education, Basic Education and Transfer Opportunities. The Blackhawk Technical College Central Campus is located midway between Beloit and Janesville. Situated on over 80 acres of partially wooded prairie, the campus is home for most of BTC\'s programs and services. The campus is easily accessible from Prairie Road and Highway 51. This comprehensive technical college facility comprises over 200,000 square feet. It includes instructional classrooms, shops and labs for accounting, marketing, word processing, administrative assistant, legal secretary, fire science, criminal justice, child care services, HVAC/R, welding, and machine tool. Also located on the Central Campus is a technical center integrating labs for electronics, electro-mechanical and mechanical design; and a health occupations complex for nursing, nursing assistant, dental assistant and hygiene, radiography, and health unit coordinator. A technical library; media production and telecommunications center; child care center; bookstore; and food service, with seating for 600 are also housed on the Central Campus. Seminar and teleconferencing facilities are also available. Blackhawk Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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Did You Know?
For Wisconsin public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,700 per year for in-state students and $6,660 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,338 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Wisconsin 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 0.35, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Herzing University-Madison. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.