We understand that finding the right place to be is not always easy. Life offers many paths, many streams to follow. We think you will find Black River Technical College just might be right for you.


We invite you to join a dynamic and diverse student body of approximately 3,000 students. Like you, they know that a brighter future starts right here at BRTC.Whether you are 18 and navigating on your own for the first time, or 80, traveling waterways you overlooked before, or somewhere in between, BRTC holds great possibilities for you, just around the next bend.

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It’s what we do best…

Generating graduate at a time!


Science & Technology
Nursing & Medical

Our Focus…

preparing students to seek the answers to the questions the future holds.



Technical programs in almost 30
different areas of study connect our
students to good paying jobs.




Pocahontas Campus
1410 Highway 304 East
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(870) 248-4000
Paragould Campus
1 Black River Drive
Paragould, AR 72450
(870) 239-0969
Mailing Address
Black River Technical College
Post Office Box 468
Highway 304 East
Pocahontas, AR 72455