Black River Technical College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Pocahontas, AR

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How much is the Black River Technical tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Black River Technical's tuition & fees is $4,584 for Arkansas residents and $7,242 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $17,722 for Arkansas residents and $20,380 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Black River Technical Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Arkansas Residents Tuition & Fees$4,584
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$7,242
Books & Supplies Costs$2,696
Off-campus Room & Board$5,804
Off-campus Expenses$4,638
2023-2024 Estimates
Arkansas Residents Tuition & Fees$5,103
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,259

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Black River Technical' tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Arkansas, its tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $8,461.
Black River Technical College$4,584$7,242
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Arkansas 2-4 Years Colleges$13,726
Public Schools$5,423$8,461
Private Schools$17,236

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Black River Technical and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Black River Technical CollegePocahontas, AR$4,584$7,242
Ozarka CollegeMelbourne, AR$3,820$6,820
University of Arkansas Community College-MorriltonMorrilton, AR$3,744$4,176
University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical CollegeNorth Little Rock, AR$4,848$7,248
Shorter CollegeN Little Rock, AR$4,904$6,246

Financial Aid and COA

At Black River Technical College, 1,251 students (91%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $6,341.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Black River Technical is $14,039 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 242 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $7,930 and the average amount of student loans is $4,434.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$17,722$20,380
Tuition & Fees$4,584$7,242
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$13,138$13,138
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$11,381$14,039
Average Financial Aid$6,341$6,341
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,25191%$6,341
Pell Grants66748%$6,856
Federal Student Loan17513%$5,549
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid24299%-
Grants or Scholarships24299%$7,930
Federal Grants24098%$7,085
Pell Grants15262%$7,404
Other Federal Grants23697%$2,436
State/Local Grants7631%$1,104
Institutional Grants7631%$1,774
Student Loan Aid208%$4,434
Federal Student Loans208%$4,434
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level179179$7,095
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

Black River Technical College has a total of 1,566 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 461 male students and 919 female students attending Black River Technical. The school offers online degree programs and 417 students enrolled online exclusively (26.63% of all students).
Undergraduate1,380 461919

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1410 Hwy 304 East, Pocahontas, AR
Degree & Programs
Program Offered74 Programs
Online Program Offered25 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population1,566
Graduation Rate33%
Transfer-out Rate6%
Retention Rate62% (Full-time), 47% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate16 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties59 (Full-time), 35 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs147 (Full-time), 41 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$44,335
Average Staff Salary$44,361