Black Hawk College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,920
10.1% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$5,123
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.92%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,773
31.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
37.6%
221 Graduates

About

Black Hawk College is a higher education institution located in Rock Island County, IL. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Black Hawk College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (237 degrees awarded), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (19 degrees), and Medical Assistant (9 degrees).

In 2022, 848 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Black Hawk College. 66.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (606 degrees), 5.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (117 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Black Hawk College is $4,920, which is $−3,192 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Black Hawk College is $4,920, which is $−3,192 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,123.

In 2022, 63% of undergraduate students attending Black Hawk College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 7% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,920
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Black Hawk College was $4,920. The cost of tuition at Black Hawk College is $−3,192 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$5,123
2022 Value
6.57%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Black Hawk College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,123. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Black Hawk College grew by 6.57%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,814
Room and Board
$1,148
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Black Hawk College was of $6,814 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 4.9% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,148. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.613% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
7%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Black Hawk College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 40% with respect to 2021, when 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.92%
2019 Default Rate
14
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Black Hawk College was 3.92%, which represents 14 out of the 357 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Black Hawk College had a total enrollment of 3,773 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Black Hawk College is 1,186 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,587. This means that 31.4% of students enrolled at Black Hawk College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Black Hawk College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.1% White, 15.4% Hispanic or Latino, 12.1% Black or African American, 3.98% Asian, 3.18% Two or More Races, 0.106% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.053% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Black Hawk College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (39%), followed by White Male (30.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.43%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

31.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Black Hawk College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,773 students. The full-time enrollment at Black Hawk College is 1,186 and the part-time enrollment is 2,587. This means that 31.4% of students enrolled at Black Hawk College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Black Hawk College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Black Hawk College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,343 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    581 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    457 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Black Hawk College is 62.1% White, 15.4% Hispanic or Latino, 12.1% Black or African American, 3.98% Asian, 3.18% Two or More Races, 0.106% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.053% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 105 students (2.78%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 284 more women than men received degrees from Black Hawk College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Black Hawk College is white (606 degrees awarded). There were 5.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (117 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Black Hawk College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (237 degrees awarded), followed by Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (19 degrees) and Medical Assistant (9 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Black Hawk College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (435 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (81 degrees), and Precision Production (13 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Black Hawk College are Registered nurses (1,437,424 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (186,874 people), Medical & health services managers (170,109 people), Other managers (159,390 people), and Physicians (147,140 people).

The most specialized majors at Black Hawk College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (435 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (81 degrees), Precision Production (13 degrees), Health (184 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (8 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Black Hawk College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Black Hawk College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (435 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (81 degrees), Precision Production (13 degrees), Health (184 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (8 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Black Hawk College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,612,764 people), Elementary & secondary schools (497,218 people), Outpatient care centers (282,501 people), Offices of physicians (234,412 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (224,500 people).

The most specialized majors at Black Hawk College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (435 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (81 degrees), Precision Production (13 degrees), Health (184 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (8 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Black Hawk College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 195 degrees awarded
  2. 81 degrees awarded
  3. 51 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Black Hawk College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 195 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

282
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
566
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 282 degrees were awarded to men at Black Hawk College, which is 0.498 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (566).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 161 degrees were awarded to men at Black Hawk College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.594 times less than the 271 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 271 degrees were awarded to men at Black Hawk College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.68 times more than the 161 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
34%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 20% of students graduating from Black Hawk College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 36% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Black Hawk College is Female and Asian (75% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.36% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    606 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    117 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Black Hawk College is white (606 degrees awarded). There were 5.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (117 degrees).

2% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    396 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    210 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    84 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Black Hawk College is white female (396 degrees awarded). There were 1.89 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (210 degrees).

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Operations

Black Hawk College has an endowment valued at nearly $9.43M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 401k (4.25%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Black Hawk College had a total salary expenditure of 53.2M. Black Hawk College employs 43 Professors, 26 Instructors and 13 Associate professors. Most academics at Black Hawk College are Female Professor (27), Male Professor (16), and Female Instructor (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Black Hawk College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 60 employees, Service, with 43 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 30 employees.

Endowment

$9.43M
2022 Endowment
12.8%
decline from 2021

Black Hawk College has an endowment valued at about $9.43M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Black Hawk College declined 12.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.22M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$20.3M
2022 Salaries
3.69%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Black Hawk College paid a median of $20.3M in salaries, which represents 38.2% of their overall expenditure ($53.2M) and a 3.69% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.11M
Instructional Salaries
94
Number of Employees

In 2022, Black Hawk College paid a total of $6.11M to 94 employees working as instructors, which represents 30% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
43 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
60 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Black Hawk College were Professor with 43 employees, Instructor with 26 employees, and Associate professor with 13 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Black Hawk College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 60 employees, Service with 43 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 30 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Black Hawk College was Female Professor with 27 employees, Male Professor with 16 employees, and Female Instructor with 14 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Black Hawk College.

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