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Blackhawk Technical College Overview

Located in Janesville, Wisconsin, Blackhawk Technical College is a public institution. Janesville is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Blackhawk Technical College Known For?

621 Undergraduate Awards
  • Students at BTC may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 8 to 1.
  • The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at BTC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Blackhawk Technical College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at BTC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#19 Best Value Computer Systems Networking Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Best Value Culinary Arts Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Best Value Dental Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#51 Best Value Allied Health Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#51 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#64 Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#65 Best Value Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#78 Best Value Accounting Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#83 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#162 Best Value Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards BTC has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#41 Best Value Colleges for Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services College Factual
#75 Best Value Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections College Factual
#78 Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences College Factual
#98 Best Value Colleges for Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting College Factual
#110 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#142 Best Value Colleges for Education College Factual

Where Is Blackhawk Technical College?

Contact details for BTC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6004 South County Road G, Janesville, WI 53547-5009
Phone: 608-758-6900

How Do I Get Into BTC?

You can apply to BTC online at: https://www.blackhawk.edu/Admissions/How-to-Apply

As long as you submit the requested materials to Blackhawk Technical College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Blackhawk Technical College?

28% Take Out Loans
16.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At BTC, approximately 28% of students took out student loans averaging $4,102 a year. That adds up to $16,408 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BTC is 16.9%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Blackhawk Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

569 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,232 undergraduate students at BTC, with 569 being full-time and 1,663 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 569 full-time undergraduates at BTC, 40% are male and 60% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Blackhawk Technical College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 16
Black or African American 14
Hispanic or Latino 71
White 417
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 44

Over 3 countries are represented at BTC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Sudan, India, and Serbia.

Online Learning at Blackhawk Technical College

347 Took All Classes Online
1,333 Took At Least One Class Online
77.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 1,333 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at BTC has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of BTC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Blackhawk Technical College was 77.9%. This is the #494 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at BTC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Blackhawk Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 213 0 0 213
Allied Health Professions 72 11 0 83
Criminal Justice & Corrections 30 23 0 53
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 23 27 50
Nursing 0 37 0 37
Precision Metal Working 0 0 21 21
Business Administration & Management 0 18 0 18
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 17 17
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 7 7 0 14
Dental Support Services 0 0 14 14
Mental & Social Health Services 0 14 0 14
Computer Systems Networking 0 10 0 10
Accounting 0 6 1 7
Human Resource Management 0 7 0 7
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 7 0 7
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 0 7 7
Computer Software & Applications 0 5 0 5
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 5 0 5
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 0 5 5
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 0 4 4
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 0 0 4 4
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 2 1 3
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 3 3
Information Technology 0 0 3 3
Teaching Assistants 0 3 0 3
Culinary Arts 0 3 0 3
Fire Protection 0 3 0 3
Ground Transportation 3 0 0 3
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 2 0 2
Food Science Technology 0 1 0 1
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 0 1 1
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 1 0 1
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Social Work 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 325 188 108 621

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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