- Black Hawk College provides the environment and resources for individuals to become lifelong learners.
Black Hawk College serves 3,743 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
- Enrollment: 3,743 students
- In-state tuition: $6,900
- Out-state tuition: $7,050
- Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
- Minority enrollment: 27%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
The teacher population of 355 teachers has grown by 90% over five years.
Black Hawk College
(IL) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Black Hawk College has declined by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The Black Hawk College diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has declined by 16% over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $6,900 is less than the state average of $8,163. The in-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,050 is less than the state average of $10,824. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Black Hawk College cost?
Black Hawk College's tuition is approximately $6,900 for In-State students and $7,050 for Out-State students.
What is Black Hawk College's ranking?
Black Hawk College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Illinois for: Least expensive tuition.
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