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Black River Technical College

Pocahontas, AR 2-Year Public
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About Black River Technical College

Black River Technical College Overview

Black River Technical College is a public, state school in the small town setting of Pocahontas, Arkansas. Black River Technical College was founded in 1972 and the school now enrolls around 1,380 students per year, including 1,380 undergraduates. Black River Technical College offers on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

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2022 Black River Technical College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $3,060
Out-of-State $6,120

Is Black River Technical College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how selective a school is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Black River Technical College offers and if it seems like a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Black River Technical College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 39% of students who start at Black River Technical College come back for their second year of college. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Black River Technical College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 80% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Check with Black River Technical College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Black River Technical College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Black River Technical College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Black River Technical College.

Based on this information, is Black River Technical College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Black River Technical College a good school for you?

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Where is Black River Technical College?

Black River Technical College is located in the small town setting of Pocahontas, Arkansas.

If you are interested in seeing Black River Technical College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 67 to Pocahontas, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Jonesboro Municipal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Black River Technical College and Pocahontas are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1410 Highway 304 East Pocahontas, AR 72455

Campus Setting: Small Town

Black River Technical College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Black River Technical College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Black River Technical College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Black River Technical College ACT Scores

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Black River Technical College SAT Scores

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Black River Technical College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$25,911

In State

$28,228

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$16,577
$18,894
Fees
$1,440
$1,440
Housing
$5,326
$5,326
Books
$2,568
$2,568

Student Life

Wondering what life at Black River Technical College is like? There are approximately 1,380 students enrolled at Black River Technical College. 50% percent of students attend school full-time.

50%

Full Time

50%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,380

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$18,017

Out-of-State

$20,334

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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