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Black Hills State University

Black Hills State University is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Spearfish, SD. The 2019 average net price at Black Hills State University is $15,317. Acceptance rate is 88.32%. The school has a total enrollment of 4,035.


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Location: Spearfish, SD
Student Body: 4,035
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Rural
Web Site: www.bhsu.edu
Acceptance Rate: 88.32%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 88.32%
  • Application Deadline: July 1, 2021
  • International Students: Unreported
  • Application Fee: $20
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $7,626
Out of State/International Tuition: $10,671
Grad Tuition: $8,116
Room and Board: $6,978
Books and Supplies: $1,200
Other Fees: $1,107
Net Price In-District/State: $15,317
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 490
  • Men / Women Ratio: 166 / 324
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 490 - 600
  • Median SAT Math Range: 468 - 580
  • Median ACT Range: 18 - 24
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6.5
  • % of International Students: Unreported
  • International Testing: Not Considered
  • Total International Students: n/a
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Education: 33%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 17%
  • Biological, Biomedical Science: 10%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 7%
  • Parks, Leisure Studues: 7%

Academic Programs

Black Hills State University offers 93 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Education. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsBlack Hills State University offers 8 Associate's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Education
Engineering Technology
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Public Admin, Social Services
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsBlack Hills State University offers 54 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
  • Mass Communication, Media Studies Degree
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Education
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
History
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsBlack Hills State University offers 7 Master's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Education
Interdisciplinary Studies
Certificate ProgramsBlack Hills State University offers 17 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Construction
Education
Engineering Technology
English Literature
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Intercultural, Multicultural and Diversity Studies Degree
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 35%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 37%
  • 1st Year Retention: 69%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $35,900
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 4,035
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 80%
  • Hispanic Students: 5%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: 4%
  • Two or more races: 4%
  • Black Students: 2%
  • Non-resident, alien: 2%
  • Unknown: 2%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%