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Blackhawk Technical College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Blackhawk Technical College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and 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 Blackhawk Technical College Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Blackhawk Technical College was awarded 31 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is allied health and medical assisting services.

Overall Quality

BTC is ranked #1,651 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

BTC is also ranked #47 out of 52 schools in Wisconsin.

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Is It Hard to Get Into BTC?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Blackhawk 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.

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Blackhawk Technical College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At BTC, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 8 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Blackhawk Technical College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

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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.

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

Blackhawk Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,257 undergraduates at BTC with 722 being full-time and 1,535 being part-time.

How Much Does Blackhawk Technical College Cost?

The overall average net price of BTC is $8,760. 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 +
$7,759 $8,198 $9,635 $11,363 $12,044

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. 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 16.9%. 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from BTC make around $31,300 per year during the early years of their employment. 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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See which majors at Blackhawk Technical College make the most money.

Location of Blackhawk Technical College

Blackhawk Technical College is a public institution located 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
Website: www.blackhawk.edu/

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 courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2018-2019, 707 students took at least one online class at Blackhawk Technical College. This is a decrease from the 709 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 707 103
2017-2018 709 135
2016-2017 562 122
2015-2016 336 65
2013-2014 453 90

Learn more about online learning at Blackhawk 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

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