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Black Hills State University

Black Hills State University South Dakota People

Black Hills State University is a Public institution located in Spearfish, SD. The school... has approximatley 2736 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $60,510. The average age of students entering Black Hills State University is 23. The most popular programs at the Black Hills State University are: Education (22%), Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (17%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (9%), Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (8%) and Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs (8%).


Tuition & Fees
$11,602
Admissions Rate
87%
Average Debt at Graduation
$26,000
Average SAT Score
1065

Below is what you can expect to pay if you are attending the Black Hills State University.

Tuition & Fees
$11,602
Books, Supplies, & Living Expenses
$7,595
Total Expected Costs
$19,197

Average Cost for Students on Financial Aid
$15,839
Cost for Students on Financial Aid by Family Income

Depending on the fedaral, state, or institutional grant aid available, students in your income bracket may pay more or less than the overall average costs.

Family Income Average Cost
$0 - $30,000 $13,139
$30,001 - $48,000 $13,598
$48,001 - $75,000 $16,590
$75,001 - $110,000 $17,732
$110,000 + $17,897

Below is a detailed breakdown of the student body at the Black Hills State University.

2,736 Undergraduate Students

Male Students: 38%

Female Students: 62%

77% Full Time / 23% Part Time

Average Age of Entry : 23

Low Income Students: 28%


Race / Ethnicity

The test scores below show the average of all students that have been accepted at the Black Hills State University.

SAT Scores
ACT Scores

The average student can expect to graduate from the Black Hills State University with the amount of debt stated below.

Average Debt at Graduation
$26,000
Students Receiving Federal Loans
47%
Typical Monthly Loan Payment
$270

The graduation rate at the Black Hills State University is displayed as a percentage of students admitted.

Graduation Rate
35%
Students who Return after their First Year
69%

Below is a list of the degree programs that are offered at the Black Hills State University.

Bachelor Degrees
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Education
  • Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
  • Foreign Language, Literature, and Linguistics

Associate Degrees
  • Education
  • Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related

Certificate/Diploma
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Construction Trades

Most Popular Programs
  • Education (22%)
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (17%)
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences (9%)
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (8%)
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs (8%)