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Black River Technical College was founded in 1972 on land donated by the City of Pocahontas, and was known as Black River Vocational Technical School and took its current name in 1991. BRVT is now a public, two-year college with an open admissions policy that is committed to meeting the technical, academic, professional, cultural, and personal enrichment needs of the citizens of Northeast Arkansas and the surrounding areas.

The main campus of Black River is located on Highway 304 East in historic Pocahontas, which has a population of about 10,000. The Aviation Maintenance Technician facility is located on Highway 67 South at the Pocahontas Municipal Airport; and the Fire Science facility is in the Industrial Park at College City.

Pocahontas is in Randolph County and has a total enrollment of about 3000 with 20 programs leading to the Associate of Applied Science and Associate of Arts degrees, Technical Certificates and Certificates of Proficiency.

Location: Box 468 Hwy 304, Pocahontas Arkansas 72455 Telephone 501-892-4565

Other Education nearby:
(Jonesboro) Arkansas State University
(Jonesboro) Arkansas State University-Main Campus
(Pocahontas) Black River Technical College
(Paragould) Crowleys Ridge College
(Jonesboro) Delta Technical Institute
(Batesville) Lyon College

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