Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Black River Technical College

Find Schools Near

Black River Technical College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Black River Technical College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Black River Technical College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Black River Technical College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Black River Technical College was awarded 2 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Black River Technical College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

See all of the rankings for Black River Technical College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Black River Technical College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Black River Technical College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

Learn more about Black River Technical College admissions.

Black River Technical College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Black River Technical College is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Black River Technical College is 56%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  56 out of 100
0
100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Black River Technical College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Black River Technical College this rate is 54%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  54 out of 100
0
100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Black River Technical College.

Black River Technical College Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,582 undergraduates at Black River Technical College with 902 being full-time and 680 being part-time.

Black River Technical College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 14.06 out of 100, Black River Technical College is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  14.06 out of 100
Less Diverse
More Diverse

Get more detailed information on diversity and student demographics at Black River Technical College.

How Much Does Black River Technical College Cost?

The overall average net price of Black River Technical College is $6,849. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Black River Technical College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,024 $6,415 $8,465 $10,124 $11,616

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Black River Technical College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Black River Technical College, approximately 17% of students took out student loans averaging $4,196 a year. That adds up to $16,784 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Black River Technical College is 11.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Get more details about paying for Black River Technical College.

How Much Money Do Black River Technical College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Black River Technical College make around $26,100 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 34% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

undefined

See which majors at Black River Technical College make the most money.

Location of Black River Technical College

Black River Technical College is a public institution situated in Pocahontas, Arkansas. Black River Technical College is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

Get more details about the location of Black River Technical College.

Location of Black River Technical College

Contact details for Black River Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1410 Hwy 304 East, Pocahontas, AR 72455
Phone: 870-248-4000
Website: www.blackrivertech.edu

Black River Technical College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Black River Technical College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Black River Technical College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 749 students took at least one online class at Black River Technical College. This is a decrease from the 750 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 749 162
2016-2017 750 177
2015-2016 687 176
2014-2015 725 187
2013-2014 907 202

Learn more about online learning at Black River Technical College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You