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Black Hills State University SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into Black Hills State University

Average Score and SAT Requirements

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.

Average SAT Score 1120

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.

SAT Score Range 1038 to 1203

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.

Minimum SAT score requirement

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.

Average SAT Math Score 535

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.

Average SAT Reading Score 585

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.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

8 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Black Hills State University

Admission Chances by SAT Score

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.

Can I get into Black Hills State University with a 1203 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

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.

Can I get into Black Hills State University with a 1120 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

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%.

Can I get into Black Hills State University with a 1038 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

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.

Can I get into Black Hills State University with a 960 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

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
Admission chances to Black Hills State University by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 99%
1590 99%
1580 99%
1570 99%
1560 99%
1550 99%
1540 99%
1530 99%
1520 99%
1510 99%
1500 99%
1490 99%
1480 99%
1470 99%
1460 99%
1450 99%
1440 99%
1430 99%
1420 99%
1410 99%
1400 99%
1390 99%
1380 99%
1370 99%
1360 99%
1350 99%
1340 99%
1330 99%
1320 99%
1310 99%
1300 99%
1290 99%
1280 99%
1270 99%
1260 99%
1250 99%
1240 99%
1230 99%
1220 99%
1210 98%
1200 98%
1190 98%
1180 98%
1170 98%
1160 98%
1150 98%
1140 97%
1130 97%
1120 97%
1110 97%
1100 97%
1090 96%
1080 96%
1070 96%
1060 95%
1050 95%
1040 95%
1030 94%
1020 94%
1010 93%
1000 93%
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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.