Black Hawk College

6600 34th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265

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http://www.bhc.edu
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Main telephone 309-796-5000
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Public or private Public
Type of school 2-year college
Date founded 1946
Degrees offered Certificate or diploma, Associate
School accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Setting Urban (in a large city)
Campus size 232 acres
County Rock Island
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Number of full time, freshmen men 264
Number of full time, freshmen women 323
Total number of full time freshmen 587
Number of part time, freshmen men 89
Number of part time, freshmen women 127
Total number of part time freshmen 216
Total number of freshmen men 353
Total number of freshmen women 450
Total number of freshmen 803
Number of full time, undergraduate men 658
Number of full time, undergraduate women 904
Total number of full time undergraduates 1,562
Number of part time, undergraduate men 1,088
Number of part time, undergraduate women 1,822
Total number of part time undergraduates 2,910
Total number of undergraduate males 1,746
Total number of undergraduate females 2,726
Total number of undergraduate students 4,472
Total enrollment 4,472
American Indian/Alaskan Native Less than 1%
Asian 2%
Black 11%
Hispanic 16%
White 63%
Race/ethnicity unknown 1%
These figures reflect responses of people who chose to indicate their racial-ethnic background. All categories except Hispanic represent non-Hispanic students. International students are not included in these figures so they may not add up to 100 percent.
Percentage of students from out of state 7%
Number of states and territories represented 14
Percentage of students from outside the US Less than 1%
Number of countries represented 10
Percentage of students 25 or older 27%
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Tuition year 2019-2020
Full time costs are based on x units per year 30 credits
In-state tuition $7,500
Out-of-state tuition $7,650
Books and supplies $1,092
Board and transportation (live with parents) $5,068
Installment plan (you can pay tuition in several payments over the course of the term) Yes
School employees and their children Yes
Senior citizens Yes
Undergraduate costs are for ... (Costs are for the 2019-2020 academic year. Full-time costs are based on 30 credits per year.)
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Financial aid contact person Joanna Dye
Financial aid contact title Director of Financial Aid
Financial aid contact e-mail Email
Financial aid phone 309-796-5442
Financial aid office website Find more information on this website
Scholarship list website Find more information on this website
Submit these forms FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
Application deadline (for fall term) May 15
Need-based scholarships and grants
Federal Pell Grants Yes
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Yes
Privately-sponsored scholarships and grants Yes
State-sponsored scholarships and grants Yes
Student employment
Work study Yes
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Admissions contact person Gabriella Hurtado
Admissions contact title Recruitment Coordinator/Admissions Advisor
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Admissions phone (local) 800-334-1311
Electronic application website www.bhc.edu/admissions/get-started/apply/
For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Open admissions policy applies to Except for health care related programs such as nursing, LPN, physical therapy assistant, surgical technology, and veterinary assistant which have special admission requirements
Number of male applicants 393
Number of male applicants accepted 393
Number of male applicants who enrolled 353
Number of female applicants 509
Number of female applicants accepted 509
Number of female applicants who enrolled 450
Total number of applicants 902
Total number of applicants accepted 902
Total number of applicants who enrolled 803
High school education High school diploma or equivalent not required.
Fall* application deadline Continuous
Notification date for fall admission applicants Continuous
Early action (apply early, but not required to attend if accepted) application deadline Continuous
Notification date for early action applicants Continuous
Early decision (apply early, must attend if accepted) application deadline Continuous
Notification date for early decision applicants Continuous
Fall transfer application deadline Continuous
Notification date for fall transfer applicants Continuous
* Application dates for winter, spring, or summer term admission are likely to be different.
Online application available www.bhc.edu/admissions/get-started/apply/
Application fee $20
Submit these items:
High school transcript or GED certificate Recommended, but not required
High school GPA Not considered
Difficulty of high school courses Not considered
Standardized test scores Not considered
High school class rank Not considered
Recommendations Not considered
Application essay Not considered
Character/personal qualities Not considered
Interview Not considered
Talent or ability Not considered
Extracurricular activities Not considered
Level of applicant's interest Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment Not considered
Work experience Not considered
Related to a school graduate Not considered
First generation college student Not considered
Racial/ethnic group Not considered
Accepted students can defer admission for a period of time Yes
Early admissions (select high school students can enroll for college credit) Yes
American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations Yes
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) general Yes
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject Yes
Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) Yes
Life long learning Yes
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Certificate or diploma Yes
Associate Yes
Academic calendar Semesters
Number of faculty on campus 197
Student faculty ratio 19:1
Required number of credits for an associate degree 60 semester hours
All students must meet:
Core curriculum or school-wide requirements Yes
Internship requirement Depends on major
Math or science requirement Yes
Evenings Yes
On-line/distance learning Yes
Part time Yes
Summer school Yes
Weekends Yes
Advanced Placement Yes
Independent study Yes
Internships Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes (1200)
Computer lab available to students Yes
Discount computer purchase plan available Yes
Online registration for classes Yes
Main library name Quad City Campus Library
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National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Yes
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Choral groups Yes
Number of student clubs and associations with open membership 22
Largest clubs and organizations on campus National Student Nurses Association, Wellness Club, Student Ambassadors, Association of Lation American Students, Clean Sphere
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English as a Second Language (ESL) program Yes
Remedial education courses Yes
Psychological counseling Yes
Orientation Yes
Services for students with learning disabilities Yes
Campus patrolled by trained security personnel Yes
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Had a full-time job offer within six months of graduation 89%
Career counseling Yes
Career interest testing Yes
Career library Yes
Job bank Yes
Job fairs Yes
Job interviews Yes
Job interview preparation Yes
On campus recruitment by employers Yes
Placement assistance Yes
Résumé preparation assistance Yes
Résumé referral to employers Yes
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security. If you have questions or concerns about the information displaying please contact Illinois Career Information System.