Black Hawk College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,410

8.89% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$5,764

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

15.4%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

5,613

35.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

21.7%

95 Graduates

About

Black Hawk College is a higher education institution located in Rock Island County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Black Hawk College were .

In 2016, 858 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Black Hawk College. 64.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (657 degrees), 6.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (97 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Black Hawk College is $4,410, which is $-2,910 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Black Hawk College is $4,410, which is $-2,910 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,764.

In 2016, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 11% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,410

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Black Hawk College was $4,410. The cost of tuition at Black Hawk College is $-2,910 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$5,764

2016 Value

2.04%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Black Hawk College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,764. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Black Hawk College grew by 2.04%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,648

Room and Board

$1,060

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Black Hawk College was of $6,648 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,060. The cost of room and board increased by 1% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.952% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

41%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

11%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Black Hawk College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 2.5% with respect to 2015, when 40% 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.

15.4%

2015 Default Rate

88

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Black Hawk College was 15.4%, which represents 88 out of the 572 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Black Hawk College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 5,613 students enrolled at Black Hawk College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Black Hawk College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Black Hawk College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Black Hawk College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Black Hawk College has a total enrollment of 5,613 students. The full-time enrollment at Black Hawk College is 2,009 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,604. This means that 35.8% of students enrolled at Black Hawk College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Black Hawk College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.8% White, 13.7% Hispanic or Latino, 10.4% Black or African American, 3.9% Asian, 3.26% Two or More Races, 0.178% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0534% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Black Hawk College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (40.4%), followed by White Male (33.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.91%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

35.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Black Hawk College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,613 students. The full-time enrollment at Black Hawk College is 2,009 and the part-time enrollment is 3,604. This means that 35.8% of students enrolled at Black Hawk College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%

2016 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 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Black Hawk College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,751

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    771

  3. Black or African American

    584

The enrolled student population at Black Hawk College is 66.8% White, 13.7% Hispanic or Latino, 10.4% Black or African American, 3.9% Asian, 3.26% Two or More Races, 0.178% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0534% 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 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 72 students (1.28%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 242 more women than men received degrees from Black Hawk College. The majority of degree recipients at Black Hawk College are white (657 degrees awarded). There were 6.77 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (97 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Black Hawk College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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 Agriculture (112 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (116 degrees), and Precision Production (34 degrees).

Workforce

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 Miscellaneous managers (131,215 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (122,077 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (44,865 people), Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (44,809 people), and Physicians & surgeons (43,535 people).

The most specialized majors at Black Hawk College are Agriculture (112 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (116 degrees), Precision Production (34 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (235 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (36 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Black Hawk College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Black Hawk College are Agriculture (112 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (116 degrees), Precision Production (34 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (235 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (36 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Black Hawk College are Elementary & secondary schools (204,721 people), Hospitals (135,394 people), Construction (115,922 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (100,361 people), and Computer Systems Design (87,758 people).

The most specialized majors at Black Hawk College are Agriculture (112 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (116 degrees), Precision Production (34 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (235 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (36 degrees).

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Degrees

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

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Black Hawk College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 308

  2. 550

In 2016, 308 degrees were awarded to men at Black Hawk College, which is 0.56 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (550).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 76 degrees were awarded to men at Black Hawk College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.497 times less than the 153 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 153 degrees were awarded to women at Black Hawk College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.01 times more than the 76 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%

100% Completion Time

27%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 16% of students graduating from Black Hawk College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 27% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Black Hawk College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 1.05% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    657 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    97 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    67 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Black Hawk College is white (657 degrees awarded). There were 6.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (97 degrees).

0.932% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    400 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    257 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    73 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Black Hawk College is white female (400 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (257 degrees).

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Operations

Black Hawk College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.39M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $260k (4.82%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Black Hawk College had a total expenditure of $53.3M. Of that $53.3M, they spent $23.1M on salaries and $53.3M on benefits.

Black Hawk College employs 53 Professors, 25 Assistant professors, and 19 Instructors. Most academics at Black Hawk College are Male Professors (28), Female Professors(25), and Female Assistant professors (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Black Hawk College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 57 employees, Service, with 35 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 30 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.39M

2015 Endowment

2.57%

growth from 2014

Black Hawk College has an endowment valued at about $5.39M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Black Hawk College grew 2.57% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.27M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Black Hawk College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$23.1M

Salary Expenditure

$53.3M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Black Hawk College had a total expenditure of $53.3M. Of that $53.3M, they spent $23.1M on salaries and $53.3M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$23.1M

2015 Salaries

5.12%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Black Hawk College paid a median of $23.1M in salaries, which represents 43.4% of their overall expenditure ($53.3M) and a 5.12% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.505% growth from 2013 and a 2.56% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.71M

Instructional Salaries

126

Number of Employees

In 2015, Black Hawk College paid a total of $7.71M to 126 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

53 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

57 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Black Hawk College were Professor with 53 employees; Assistant professor with 25 employees; and Assistant professor with 19 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Black Hawk College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 57 employees; Service with 35 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 30 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Black Hawk College was Male Professor with 28 employees, Female Professor with 25 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 18 employees.

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

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