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Black River Technical College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$9,350 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$1,872 tuition
$4,906 off campus room & board
$1,924 books and supplies
$648 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$12,038 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,560 tuition
$4,906 off campus room & board
$1,924 books and supplies
$648 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,073 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
81% get federal aid ($5,129 avg)
43% get state aid ($2,661 avg)
8% get institn'l aid ($2,073 avg)
35% get loans ($5,147 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 9.18% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.92% 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 $5,863 93%
Federal Grant Aid $5,129 81%
Pell Grants $5,096 80%
Other Federal Grants $5,104 1%
Institution Grant Aid $2,073 8%
State Grant Aid $2,661 43%
Student Loans $5,147 35%
Federal Loans $5,147 35%
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 $115
Out of State $227


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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