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Address1200 University St, Spearfish, SD 57799-9500
Phone800-255-2478
WEBwww.bhsu.edu
Admissionwww.bhsu.edu/Admissions/tabid/80/Default.aspx
Online Applicationhttps://apply.sdbor.edu/login.cfm?inst=bhsu
Financial Aidwww.bhsu.edu/Admissions/PayforCollege/FinancialAid/tabid/590/Default.aspx
Net Price Calculatorwww.bhsu.edu/desktopmodules/npc/npcalc.htm
Veterans Tuitionwww.bhsu.edu/VeteransAffairs/EducationalBenefits/tabid/9892/Default.aspx
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Disability Servicewww.bhsu.edu/StudentLife/StudentServices/DisabilityServices.aspx
School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (smaller programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Black Hills State University Campus, Spearfish, SD

2020 Tuition & Fees and 2021 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $9,009 for in-state students and $12,155 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2020 tuition and fees are $7,997 for in-state students and $8,384 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2021 tuition & fees are $9,294 for South Dakota residents and $12,544 for out-of-state students. The estimated 2021 graduate school tuition & fees are $0 for South Dakota residents and $8,661 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $40,500. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where Special Education and Teaching program shows the highest salary with $38,600 after graduating from Black Hills State University.
2019-20 Tuition & Fees2020-21 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$9,009$12,155
Graduate$7,997$8,384
BHSU 2019-2020 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$9,294$12,544
Graduate$0$8,661
Black Hills State University 2020-2021 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2020-2021 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2020 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Black Hills State University is 84% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 29%. The average graduation rate is 34%. Total 4,035 students are attending at the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in next table.
2020 Key Academics Statistics at BHSU
Admission Stats »84% Acceptance Rate / 29% Yield
Test Scores »1,070 SAT / 63 ACT
Graduation Rate »34%
Retention Rate62%(full-time), 39% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio5.56% (18 to 1)
Student Population »4,035 (3,745 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$4,904
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$40,500
Average Salary by Field of Study$25,500 - $38,600

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Black Hills State University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs which designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers . Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at BHSU
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
BHSU provides a number of student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at BHSU
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Special Characteristics

Next table illustrates special characteristics of Black Hills State University.
BHSU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity851

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