Black Hills State University

Spearfish, SD
University Website: www.bhsu.edu
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Black Hills State University (BHSU) is the U.S. state of South Dakota's third largest comprehensive public university, offering both undergraduate and graduate programs. The 123-acre (50 ha) campus is located in Spearfish. Close to 5,000 students attend classes at this campus, as well as sites in Rapid City, Pierre, Yankton, Sioux Falls and through distance offerings. Enrollment comes from nearly every county in South Dakota, 44 states and 13 countries. BHSU is governed by the South Dakota Board of Regents.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $5,486.00 avg tuition

1200 University St
Spearfish, SD 57799-9500
(605) 642-6011

Apply online Admissions:
www.bhsu.edu/Admissions/tabid/80/..
Financial Aid:
www.bhsu.edu/Admissions/PayforCol..

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Black Hills State University

Statistics:
Applied 1,476
Admitted 1,390 94%
Enrolled total 620
Full Time: 561
Part Time 59
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 19 23
ACT English 17 23
ACT Math 18 23
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 61%
4-year graduation rate 10%
6-year graduation rate 29%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Do not know
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Black Hills State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $3,657.00 $3,657.00 $5,486.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $3,766.00 $3,766.00 $3,766.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $232.00 $232.00 $289.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,158.00 $4,158.00 $8,800.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $2,825.00 $2,825.00 $2,825.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $330.00 $330.00 $524.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,603.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $3,000.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $20.00
Graduate Application Fee $35.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 91%
Percent receiving grant aid 67%
Avg amount of grant aid $3,960.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 76%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,691.00

Black Hills State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
American Indian/Native American Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Molecular Genetics X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
Organizational Behavior Studies X
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General X
Tourism and Travel Services Management X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
EDUCATION
Business Teacher Education X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Teacher Assistant/Aide X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General X
Industrial Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
Rhetoric and Composition X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Outdoor Education X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physical Sciences X
Physical Sciences, Other X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Community Organization and Advocacy X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Commercial and Advertising Art X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in South Dakota

Name Amount Deadline
David Arver Memorial Scholarship $1,000 April 01, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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