Black Hills State University is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.
The average composite SAT score for admitted Black Hills State University freshman is 1120 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1120 is in the 63rd percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1038 to 1203. The 75th percentile score is 1203 while the 25th percentile score is 1038.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Black Hills State University but we estimate it to be around a 960 total composite SAT score.
The average score for Black Hills State University students on the math portion of the SAT is 535 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 483 and the 75th percentile score 588.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 555 to 615 and the average score for Black Hills State University students is 585.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Black Hills State University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 97.1%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.22.
An SAT score of 1203 or higher is very competitive at Black Hills State University and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an almost certain chance of acceptance with the probability 98% or higher.
Scores between 1120 to 1193 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 97% to 98%.
SAT scores between 1038 to 1110 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 94% to 97% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 960 to 1028 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 94% chance of admission to Black Hills State University. SAT scores below 960 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219046 IPEDS survey data for Black Hills State University.