tuition & fees
graduate tuition & fees
acceptance rate
Student Population
online students
Number of Programs
Financial Aid Amount
SAT Scores
Graduation Rate

About Black Hills State University

Black Hills State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Spearfish, South Dakota.
It has a total enrollment of 4,035 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The acceptance rate at Black Hills State University is 84.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Black Hills State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Address1200 University St, Spearfish, SD 57799-9500
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School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (smaller programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Black Hills State University is 84.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 29.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate84.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)29.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$20
Graduate Application Fees$35

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at Black Hills State University, for academic year 2019-2020 is $8,672 for South Dakota residents and $11,742 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $8,384 for South Dakota residents and $8,384 for out-of-students.
South Dakota ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,672$11,742
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,384$8,384

Student Population

At Black Hills State University, total 4,035 are attending classes. Among them, 1,106 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. BHSU has 3,745 students and the graduate school has 290 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students4,035
Undergraduate Students3,745
Graduate Students290
Online Enrollment1,106

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs83 Programs
Number of online programs7 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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