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Spearfish, South Dakota

Black Hills State University

Overview

Student Population
4,178
Black Hills State University overview
Location Spearfish, South Dakota
Online bhsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Black Hills State University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Spearfish, South Dakota, Black Hills State University is a small four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 1,693 prospective students applied, and 1,472 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 555 enrolled in the school.  2,223 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,955 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $7,626 plus fees of $1,107. Black Hills State University is ranked 1167 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Moderate 
Black Hills State University overview
SAT 980/1290
ACT 18/24
GPA 3.22
Applications Accepted
86.9% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

South Dakota Resident Tuition
$7,626
In State Costs for Black Hills State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,107
Room and Board $6,978
Budget for Other Expenses$4,300
Total One Year Cost$21,211
Out of State Tuition
$10,671
Out of State Costs for Black Hills State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,107
Room and Board $6,978
Budget for Other Expenses$4,300
Total One Year Cost$24,256

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$38,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
28% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Black Hills State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 21%
Business 18%
Social Sciences 10%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 8%
Psychology 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219046 IPEDS survey data for Black Hills State University.