Black Hawk College is a community college that has two campuses, both located in the state of Illinois. The Moline campus is located within the city of Moline, which is one of the Quad Cities. The Quad Cities have a huge population of 381,342, and the surrounding area is quite urban and developed, filled with shopping malls, commercial buildings, and upscale residential neighborhoods. The Southpark Mall is one of the prized tourist destinations in the area. The Quad Cities population and demand is so large that it even has its own airport. This all bodes well for students who choose to attend Black Hawk College and hope to find an immediate job in the region after graduation.
As a two year institution, Black Hawk College offers associate’s degrees and certificate programs that meet high standards and allow for the entry into a number of professions after graduation. In 2012, the in state and out of state tuition were the same rate, $6,075, which appealed to many students who were attracted to the big city lifestyle that they could find at Black Hawk College. The total enrollment for the college was 13,397 in the same year. For those looking to immediately get into the workforce after graduation, certificate programs included:
- Financial Services Management
- Art Technology
- Health Information Management
In addition to the academic offerings, there a bunch of on and off campus programs, societies, and organizations to join that make the college life seem fast and exciting. If you are interested in attending, you must first pass an entrance exam before becoming a student.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,600. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $4,100-$4,900
- Out-of-State: $7,700-$9,180
- Charges for part-time students are:
- State Residents: $140-$160 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $260-$310 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||91%||$4,826|
|Receiving Student Loans||28%||$3,928|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Black Hawk College may offer services to students like:
- Online course work available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
- Employment search assistance
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Illinois, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
|BHC||Rock Island County||Illinois|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1975)
- Compare all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Illinois
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Black Hawk College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Black Hawk College.
- Eastern Iowa Community College District in Davenport, IA (7 miles away)
- Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, IL (33 miles away)
- Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, IL (56 miles away)
- Southeastern Community College - West Burlington in West Burlington, IA (60 miles away)
- Highland Community College - Freeport in Freeport, IL (68 miles away)