Blackhawk Technical College
Blackhawk Technical College is one of the sixteen public 2-year colleges in Wisconsin. The campus is located in a suburb, in Janesville.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,098 students attend the school. Every year 36% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Blackhawk Technical College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,123, and fees were $206. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,106 and $206 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall Suburb|
|Number of Students2,098|
|Student to Faculty Ratio8:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
The Blackhawk Technical College ADN program prepares students for entry level jobs in a range of healthcare settings. The nursing program at Blackhawk is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
Students can apply to sit for the examination for Licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse at the end of the first year of the program.
Licensed Practical Nurses entering into the program could transfer credit for prior clinical training on the basis of an assessment of the current proficiency they are able to show in the theoretical and practical knowledge of the subject.
LPN’s will be required to take the Nursing Bridge course to be ready for the program before going into the third semester.
Transfer and LPN applicants will be accepted in to the program on the availability of space and pre-approval by the nursing faculty. The program has priority admission for students living in the district.
Graduates from the program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Licensure Examination to be licensed as a Registered Nurse. Students who fail to pass the criminal background check required for licensure due to a conviction record related to the practice of nursing may be denied licensing.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||0||0|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1978 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
01/01/1979 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$132/credit|
|In State Students||$132/credit|
|Out of State Students||$198/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 79% of Blackhawk Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||18%||$333|
|State Grant & Scholarships||1%||$1,042|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||6%||$475|
|Federal Student Loans||78%||$3,731|
$7,811Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$7,172|
|$30,001 to $48,000$9,214|
|$48,001 to $75,000$12,288|
|$75,001 to $110,000$12,604|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.