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Black River Technical College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$10,529 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$2,136 tuition
$5,064 off campus room & board
$2,561 books and supplies
$768 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$12,929 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,536 tuition
$5,064 off campus room & board
$2,561 books and supplies
$768 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,019 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
88% of students receive aid
71% get federal aid ($5,143 avg)
38% get state aid ($1,953 avg)
9% get institn'l aid ($3,019 avg)
25% get loans ($4,994 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.86% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.612% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,724 82%
Federal Grant Aid $5,143 71%
Pell Grants $5,117 71%
Other Federal Grants $2,763 1%
Institution Grant Aid $3,019 9%
State Grant Aid $1,953 38%
Student Loans $4,994 25%
Federal Loans $4,994 25%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: June 30
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Black River Technical College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1410 Hwy 304 East
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(870) 248-4000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $131
Out of State $231


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • cr from Walnut Ridge, AR
  • Dec-19-2013 I am a current student here

    Black river is pretty inexpensive compared to other colleges. You can get the same associates degree as a university for considerably less money.

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  • 4
  • Abbie from Paragould, AR
  • Aug-13-2013 I am a current student here

    Even though we are small we have and excellent financial aid programs. It costs a lot less to go here than larger campuses. If you have thought about going to college but thought it was too expensive, come check us out BRTC is very reasonable when it comes to cost.

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  • Ryan from Pocahontas, AR
  • Apr-24-2013 I am a current student here

    BRTC has amazingly cheap tuition and tech fees for being only a two year college. It's also surprising how much they have to offer for being just a local college. If you'd like a fast degree, then you should attend BRTC.

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  • 5
  • Sharon from Paragould, AR
  • Oct-16-2012 I am a current student here

    As the smaller colleges are not usually as expensive as larger universitys. I can say that I recieve the best education for the money that I pay.

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