Blackhawk Technical College

6004 County Road G, Janesville
WI, 53547-5009
Tel: (608)758-6900
2,986 students
Public institution

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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 2,986 students (44% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Blackhawk Technical College is the only community colleges within Rock County, WI.
The nearest community college is Rock Valley College (19.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Blackhawk Technical College 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

Student Body

The student population of 2,986 teachers has grown by 46% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,986 students
1,287 students
Blackhawk Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,310 students
832 students
Blackhawk Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,676 students
1,021 students
Blackhawk Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Blackhawk Technical College sch enrollment Blackhawk Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Blackhawk Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
6%
7%
Blackhawk Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
4%
12%
Blackhawk Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
86%
66%
Blackhawk Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Blackhawk Technical College More (2010-2012)
Blackhawk Technical College sch ethnicity Blackhawk Technical College sta ethnicity
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. 0.25 0.45
Blackhawk Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,683 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,437 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,683 $5,890
Blackhawk Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,437 $10,050
Blackhawk Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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