Black Hills State University

Spearfish, South Dakota

Overview

Address1200 University St
School Websitewww.bhsu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Distant

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Black Hills State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Spearfish, undefined that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,858 students applied to Black Hills State University. Of those students, 1,641 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Black Hills State University was $7,626, in addition to fees of $1,107. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Black Hills State University.

Black Hills State University has a 31% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Black Hills State University acceptance rate is 88%. To put this into perspective, 1,641 of the 1,858 students who applied to Black Hills State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Black Hills State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Black Hills State University had an SAT score between the range of 958 and 1,180. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Black Hills State University was between 18 and 24 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Black Hills State University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Black Hills State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $7,626. Combined with fees of $1,107, room and board costs of $6,978, other expenses of $4,300 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $11,778 in tuition.

Students at Black Hills State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Black Hills State University was $5,003 last year. with 40% of students were awarded federal aid.

Black Hills State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio18:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Black Hills State University.

Black Hills State University has a good gender split, with 64% of undergraduates being female and 36% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are undefined residents; in fact, 69% of all students reside in undefined. However, 30% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Black Hills State University is 18:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Black Hills State University to thrive in your studies.

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