Black Hills State University

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Global Influence / U.S. Influence
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Most Desirable School
Public university in Spearfish, South Dakota

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About Black Hills State University

According to Wikipedia, Black Hills State University is a public university in Spearfish, South Dakota. Close to 4,000 students attend classes at its campus in Spearfish, at sites in Rapid City and Pierre, and through distance offerings. Enrollment comes from 64 out of 66 counties in South Dakota, 43 states, and 29 countries. BHSU is governed by the South Dakota Board of Regents.

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Black Hills State University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
1,38297%42%112021

How Much Does Black Hills State University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$7,616$1,300

How Much Do Black Hills State University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Black Hills State University, then you can expect to earn an average of $40,500 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Black Hills State University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
2,4772,337140

Where is Black Hills State University?

Black Hills State University is located at 1200 University St, Spearfish SD 57799-9500

How Safe is Black Hills State University?

Spearfish has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Black Hills State University Known For?

Black Hills State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

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Who Are Black Hills State University's Most Influential Alumni?

Black Hills State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Sociology, Communications, and Psychology. Here are some of Black Hills State University's most famous alumni:

Gregory Schopen
An American Buddhist scholar.
Faith Spotted Eagle
An American political activist.
Sean Sherman
An Oglala-Sioux chef and author.
Dick Termes
Dick Termes
An American artist.
Raymond W. Carpenter
Raymond W. Carpenter
A United States general.
Jimmy LaSalvia
An American political figure .
Dan Davis
Dan Davis
An Author of the memoir Gringo: My Life on the Edge as an International Fugitive.
Brian Shaw
Brian Shaw
An American professional strongman.
Jillian Balow
An American politician.
Roger Tellinghuisen
An American politician.
Colleen Cutschall
A Canadian artist.
Rich Sattgast
An American politician.

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