Black River Technical College

Pocahontas, AR, USA
2.97 Average Rating

Black River Technical College is a 2-year technical and community college in northeast Arkansas. BRTC is home to eight academic departments hosting 35 degree and certificate-granting programs. The college’s Basic Police Training, Crime Scene Investigation, and Law Enforcement Administration programs are open to law enforcement professionals only. BRTC holds Fun Before Finals events featuring free lunches and on-campus games before all final exam periods begin.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
98%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
1,569
Total Number of Undergrads
1,569
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$6,471
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$3,120
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$5,448
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1926

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
85%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,888
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
85%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,114
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$2,263

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
17%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,051
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$7,153
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$90
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
37%
63%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
80%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$29,400
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What Students Are Saying

2.97 Average Rating
Black river has nice teachers that are willing to help. The teachers are understanding when it comes to missed days due to excusable events. Students are also very friendly, so no one feels like a real outcast.
Kassie from Hoxie, AR

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