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Black River Technical College Tuition & Cost

Pocahontas, Arkansas

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Arkansas Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Black River Technical College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,568
Other Fees$1,296
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $5,326
Other Expenses Budget$4,465
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Black River Technical College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,568
Other Fees$1,296
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $5,326
Other Expenses Budget$4,465

Residents of Arkansas pay an annual total price of $16,477 to attend Black River Technical College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $2,822 for tuition, $2,568 for books and supplies and $1,296 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $18,709 which is 13.5% higher than Arkansas residents. The tuition charge is $5,054 while books and supplies are $2,568 and other fees come in at $1,296.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Black River Technical College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Black River Technical College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$3,853
$30,001 to $48,000$4,376
$48,001 to $75,000$8,312
$75,001 to $110,000$10,967

The average reported annual net price for Black River Technical College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $5,307 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

85% of full-time undergrad Black River Technical College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $7,473 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 13% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,546.

Finanical Aid Black River Technical College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $7,473 85%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,431 24%
Pell Grants $8,020 68%
Other Federal Grants $660 30%
State and Local Grants $1,025 27%
Federal Student Loans $4,546 13%
Other Student Loans $0 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Black River Technical College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $14,462. The loan balance of $14,462 is a two year multiple of the $7,231 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $138 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $14,462
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $137.98
Total Interest Paid $2,096.01
Sum of All Loan Payments $16,558.01

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Arkansas Residents Non Residents
1 $16,477 $18,709
2 $17,687 $20,083

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Black River Technical College to be $32,954 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7.3% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Black River Technical College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Arkansas Residents $96 $288 $384
Out of State Residents $189 $567 $756

Estimated cost for a class at Black River Technical College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Black River Technical College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Black River Technical College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106625 IPEDS survey data for Black River Technical College.