Blackhawk Technical College

Janesville, WI 53546

Located in Janesville, Wisconsin, Blackhawk Technical College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

Blackhawk Technical College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Blackhawk Technical College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $3,911 and fees $196. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,866 and $196 respectively.


Campus LocaleSuburb: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio9:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate54%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN
  2. LPN to ADN
  3. BSN
  4. LPN

    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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 202
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 19
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 46

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Blackhawk Technical College

Rock Valley College
19.62 miles away
Highland Community College
39.75 miles away
McHenry County College
40.38 miles away
Kishwaukee College
45.72 miles away
Waukesha County Technical College
50.54 miles away
Elgin Community College
53.23 miles away
College of Lake County
53.68 miles away
Gateway Technical College
59.44 miles away
William Rainey Harper College
59.86 miles away
Sauk Valley Community College
61.22 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
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



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$7,167
30k to 48k$7,017
48k to 75k$10,521
75k to 110k$11,091
Over 110k$12,549
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $130.00 $196.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Blackhawk Technical College
6004 County Road G
Janesville, WI 53546

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