Black Hawk College

6600-34th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265-5899
Tel: (309)796-5000
  • 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 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
  • Black Hawk College is the only community colleges within Rock Island County, IL.
  • The nearest community college to Black Hawk College is Brown Mackie College-Quad Cities (3.3 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 186 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Black Hawk College(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty186 staff123 staff
Black Hawk College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Black Hawk College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Black Hawk College diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,307 students3,999 students
Black Hawk College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio34:135:1
Black Hawk College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,346 students1,386 students
Black Hawk College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,961 students2,613 students
Black Hawk College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Black Hawk College Enrollment Breakdown IL All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Black Hawk College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Black Hawk College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Black Hawk College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Black Hawk College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Black Hawk College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Black Hawk College Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.350.59
Black Hawk College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Black Hawk College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,200$32,200
Black Hawk College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $6,900 is less than the state average of $7,978. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,050 is less than the state average of $10,454. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$6,900$7,978
Black Hawk College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,050$10,454
Black Hawk College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%82%
Black Hawk College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$6,500$7,862
Black Hawk College Median debt for students who have completed (2013-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$4,000
Black Hawk College Median debt for students who have not completed (2013-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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 $7,978 per year for in-state students and $10,454 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,527 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.