Black Hawk College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,470

1.36% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$6,117

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

14.4%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

4,926

35.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

26.6%

101 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 2017, 845 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Black Hawk College. 62% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (623 degrees), 5.93 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (105 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Black Hawk College is $4,470, which is $-2,944 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Black Hawk College is $4,470, which is $-2,944 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,117.

In 2017, 36% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 9% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,470

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Black Hawk College was $4,470. The cost of tuition at Black Hawk College is $-2,944 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,117

2017 Value

6.12%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Black Hawk College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,117. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Black Hawk College grew by 6.12%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,676

Room and Board

$1,071

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Black Hawk College was of $6,676 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,071. The cost of room and board increased by 0.421% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.04% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

36%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

9%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

36% of undergraduate students at Black Hawk College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 12.2% with respect to 2016, when 41% 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.

14.4%

2016 Default Rate

76

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Black Hawk College was 14.4%, which represents 76 out of the 526 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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Enrollment

Black Hawk College has a total enrollment of 4,926 students. The full-time enrollment at Black Hawk College is 1,753 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,173. This means that 35.6% of students enrolled at Black Hawk College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Black Hawk College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.9% White, 12.7% Hispanic or Latino, 11.9% Black or African American, 4.14% Asian, 3.33% Two or More Races, 0.183% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0203% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Black Hawk College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (40%), followed by White Male (33.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.93%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

35.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Black Hawk College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,926 students. The full-time enrollment at Black Hawk College is 1,753 and the part-time enrollment is 3,173. This means that 35.6% of students enrolled at Black Hawk College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%

2017 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 (61%), Black Hawk College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,244

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    627

  3. Black or African American

    588

The enrolled student population at Black Hawk College is 65.9% White, 12.7% Hispanic or Latino, 11.9% Black or African American, 4.14% Asian, 3.33% Two or More Races, 0.183% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0203% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 77 students (1.56%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 203 more women than men received degrees from Black Hawk College. The majority of degree recipients at Black Hawk College are white (623 degrees awarded). There were 5.93 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (105 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 (121 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (118 degrees), and Precision Production (35 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 Registered nurses (1,334,168 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (229,878 people), Medical & health services managers (153,727 people), Physicians (143,258 people), and Pharmacists (138,042 people).

The most specialized majors at Black Hawk College are Agriculture (121 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (118 degrees), Precision Production (35 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (253 degrees), and Health (247 degrees).

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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, Public relations specialists, Dentists, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Black Hawk College are Agriculture (121 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (118 degrees), Precision Production (35 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (253 degrees), and Health (247 degrees).

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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 (1,532,286 people), Elementary & secondary schools (488,837 people), Outpatient care centers (231,098 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (229,939 people), and Offices of physicians (217,916 people).

The most specialized majors at Black Hawk College are Agriculture (121 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (118 degrees), Precision Production (35 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (253 degrees), and Health (247 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 false, 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. 321

  2. 524

In 2017, 321 degrees were awarded to men at Black Hawk College, which is 0.613 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (524).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 103 degrees were awarded to men at Black Hawk College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.736 times less than the 140 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 140 degrees were awarded to women at Black Hawk College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.36 times more than the 103 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%

100% Completion Time

22%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 14% of students graduating from Black Hawk College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 24% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Black Hawk College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    623 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    105 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    49 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Black Hawk College is white (623 degrees awarded). There were 5.93 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (105 degrees).

1.18% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    380 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    243 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    70 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Black Hawk College is white female (380 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (243 degrees).

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Operations

Black Hawk College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.98M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $395k (6.6%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Black Hawk College had a total salary expenditure of $56M. Black Hawk College employs 45 Professors, 23 Assistant professors, and 19 Instructors. Most academics at Black Hawk College are Male Professors (23), Female Professors(22), and Female Assistant professors (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Black Hawk College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 54 employees, Service, with 35 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 28 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.98M

2017 Endowment

7.92%

growth from 2016

Black Hawk College has an endowment valued at about $5.98M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Black Hawk College grew 7.92% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.32M 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 2017, 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

Salary Expenditure

$21M

2017 Salaries

8%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Black Hawk College paid a median of $21M in salaries, which represents 37.5% of their overall expenditure ($56M) and a 8% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.21% decline from 2015 and a 5.12% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.13M

Instructional Salaries

100

Number of Employees

In 2017, Black Hawk College paid a total of $6.13M to 100 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.51M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

45 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

54 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Black Hawk College were Professor with 45 employees; Assistant professor with 23 employees; and Assistant professor with 19 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Black Hawk College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 54 employees; Service with 35 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 28 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Black Hawk College was Male Professor with 23 employees, Female Professor with 22 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 16 employees.

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

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