Black Hawk College

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General Information

Admission Office

6600 34th Avenue

Moline, IL 61265-5899

(309) 796-5300

Fax: (309) 796-5209

Contact: Richard Vallandingham

Dean of Student Support Services
Main Address

6600 34th Avenue

Moline, IL 61265-5899

(309) 796-5000

Total undergrads: 6,179

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 723

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,263


Urban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $4,650 $4,755 $5,985 $6,075 +1.50%
Books and Supplies $950 $950 $990 $1,000 +1.01%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $5,600 $5,705 $6,975 $7,075 +1.43%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 428 87%
Grant or scholarship aid 367 75% $1,424,754 $3,882
• Federal grants 255 52% $910,083 $3,569
• Pell grants 255 52% $864,245 $3,389
• Other federal grants 76 16% $45,838 $603
State/local government grant or scholarships 182 37% $258,272 $1,419
Institutional grants or scholarships 120 24% $256,399 $2,137
Student loan aid 114 23% $307,016 $2,693
• Federal student loans 114 23% $307,016 $2,693
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOCTOR AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 497 188
Agriculture 58 30
Agricultural Business and Management 4
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/machine Technology 3
Agricultural Mechanization 3
Agricultural Production Operations 15
Animal/livestock Husbandry and Production 22
Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations 3
Crop Production 3
Equestrian/equine Studies 23
Horse Husbandry/equine Science and Management 10 2
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 24 30
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping 4 4
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 5 2
Banking and Financial Support Services 1 1
Business/office Automation/technology/data Entry 5 2
Office Management and Supervision 3
Parts, Warehousing, and Inventory Management Operations 15
Retailing and Retail Operations 9 2
Small Business Administration/management 1
Computing and Information Sciences 4
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 2
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design 2
Construction Trades 1 1
Electrician 1 1
Education 2
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 2
Engineering Technology 11 4
Electromechanical Technology/electromechanical Engineering Technology 1
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician 11 3
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 85 84
Health Information/medical Records Technology/technician 17
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 49
Massage Therapy/therapeutic Massage 16
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/coder 4
Medical Insurance Specialist/medical Biller 5
Medical Transcription/transcriptionist 6
Medical/clinical Assistant 4
Physical Therapy Technician/assistant 21
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 47
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 3 2
Criminal Justice/police Science 3 2
Legal and Law Studies 1 1
Legal Administrative Assistant/secretary 1 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 233
General Studies 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 230
Mechanics and Repairers 3 4
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 3 2
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/technician 2
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 69
Biological and Physical Sciences 69
Precision Production Trades 26
Machine Tool Technology/machinist 24
Welding Technology/welder 2
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Design and Visual Communications 2
Interior Design 1
Work and Family Studies 4 2
Child Care Provider/assistant 4 2
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for health care-related programs, such as nursing and physical therapy assistant.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A
Agricultural Mechanization A,C
Agricultural Production A
Animal Husbandry A,C
Crop Production A
Equestrian/Equine Studies A
Horticultural Services A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Design/Visual Communications A,C
Interior Design A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A
Human Resources Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
International Business A
Office Management A,C
Retailing A,C
Small Business Administration A,C
Warehousing/Inventory Management C

Communications Technologies

Radio/Television Broadcasting A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications C
Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer/Systems Security C
Web/Multimedia Design C

Construction Trades

Carpentry A,C
Concrete Finishing C
Electrician A,C


Early Childhood Education A
Mathematics Education A
Special Education A

Engineering Technologies

CAD/CADD Drafting/Design C
Electromechanical Technologies C
Energy Systems C
Environmental Engineering Technology A,C
Manufacturing Technologies A,C

English Language & Literature

Technical/Business Writing A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Service A,C
Family Resource Management Studies C
Family Systems C

Foreign Language & Literature

Sign Language Interpretation A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance C
Electroencephalograph Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Massage Therapy C
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Insurance Billing C
Medical Insurance Coding C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Physical Therapy Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A,C
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Chef Training C
Restaurant/Catering Management A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Tool Technology C
Sheet Metal Technology C
Tool/Die Technology C
Welding Technology C

Security & Protective Services

Fire Services Administration A
Police Science A,C
Security/Loss Prevention C

Transportation & Materials Moving

Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Black Hawk College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (309) 796-5000
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 6600-34th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265-5899
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,472
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,889 (65% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $7,500
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,650
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 57%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,645

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Black Hawk College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Black Hawk College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 27
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 45
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Construction Trades 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 85
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 12
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 31
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Precision Production 1
Visual and Performing Arts 21
Grand total 2628

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Black Hawk College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $7,500
Out-of-state $7,650
Books and supplies $1,114

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 305 57%
Grant or scholarship aid 285 53% $4,645
Student loan aid 70 13% $4,412

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,756 41% $5,369
Federal student loans 423 10% $4,396

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Black Hawk College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Black Hawk College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Black Hawk College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 4,472
Undergraduate enrollment 4,472
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Black Hawk College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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