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Blackhawk Technical College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Blackhawk Technical College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors BTC offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Blackhawk 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.

Blackhawk Technical College was awarded 10 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

BTC was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into BTC?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Blackhawk Technical College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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Blackhawk Technical College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at BTC it is much better at 8 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

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 Blackhawk Technical College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Blackhawk Technical College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 49% tells us that most first-year, full-time students don't stick around for a second year at Blackhawk Technical College. Students may have a variety of reasons for this, such as only intending to attend a school for one year while they brush up on certain subjects.

Freshmen Retention Rate  49 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at BTC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,098 undergraduates at BTC with 811 being full-time and 1,287 being part-time.

BTC Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

BTC scored 42.47 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  42.47 out of 100
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How Much Does Blackhawk Technical College Cost?

The overall average net price of BTC is $8,497. 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 BTC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,979 $8,302 $10,077 $11,312 $6,041

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 BTC, 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 BTC, approximately 46% of students took out student loans averaging $3,762 a year. That adds up to $15,048 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BTC is 18.3%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do BTC Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from BTC with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $31,300 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 21% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Blackhawk Technical College

Blackhawk Technical College is a public institution situated in Janesville, Wisconsin. The suburban atmosphere of Janesville makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Contact details for BTC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6004 South County Road G, Janesville, WI 53547-5009
Phone: 608-758-6900

Blackhawk Technical College Majors

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

Online Learning at BTC

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, 709 students took at least one online class at Blackhawk Technical College. This is an increase from the 562 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 709 135
2016-2017 562 122
2015-2016 336 65
2014-2015 437 66
2013-2014 453 90

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