Black Hawk College

  • 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).

Top Placements

Black Hawk College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 186 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,307 students3,999 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio34:135:1
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# Full-Time Students2,346 students1,386 students
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# Part-Time Students3,961 students2,613 students
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% Asian
1%
4%
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% Hispanic
10%
16%
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% Black
6%
14%
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% White
80%
60%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.350.59
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College Completion Rate
21%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,200$31,800
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,050$10,454
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,500$7,736
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$4,000
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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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