Black Hawk College

6600-34th Avenue, Moline
IL, 61265-5899
Tel: (309)796-5000
6,360 students
Public institution

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Black Hawk College provides the environment and resources for individuals to become lifelong learners.
School Highlights:
Black Hawk College serves 6,360 students (41% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 38%.
Black Hawk College is the only community colleges within Rock Island County, IL.
The nearest community college is Brown Mackie College-Quad Cities (3.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Black Hawk 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 6,360 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,360 students
1,287 students
Black Hawk College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,631 students
832 students
Black Hawk College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,729 students
1,021 students
Black Hawk College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Black Hawk College sch enrollment Black Hawk College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
Black Hawk College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Black Hawk College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Black Hawk College Black (2006-2012)
% White
Black Hawk College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Black Hawk College More (2010-2012)
Black Hawk College sch ethnicity Black Hawk 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. 0.32 0.45
Black Hawk College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $6,495 is more than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,495 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has declined by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,495 $5,917
Black Hawk College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,495 $10,050
Black Hawk College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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