Black River Technical College: Review & Facts

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Black River Technical College is a small two-year, public school with 1,740 students enrolled. This school was established in 1972 and is the only school located in Pocahontas, Arkansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Fair
Black River Technical College will give you the option to get a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Black River Technical College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical Assistant, Medical, General Studies, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
53%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Black River Technical College student retention rate is low at 53% (way below Arkansas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Black River Technical College is very low: 23%. Approximately 18% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Black River Technical College is pretty decent: 14:1. Find out more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,400
Low
Average tuition charges are very low, about $4,600 annually. The additional fees at Black River Technical College not covered by tuition are around $800, which comes to $5,400 a year.

Read the details about Black River Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Black River Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (870) 248-4000 or check Black River Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Black River Technical College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Black River Technical College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Black River Technical College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Black River Technical College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Black River Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Black River Technical College, 1410 Hwy 304 East, Pocahontas, Arkansas 72455, USA
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