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Black Hills State University Scholarships

1200 University St Tuition In/Out-State: $3,726 / $5,590 Total Fall Enrollment: 4,722
Spearfish , SD 57799-9500 Books and Supplies: $1,000 Applicants Admitted: 94%
(605) 642-6343 On-campus Room and Board: $5,641 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 92%
http://www.bhsu.edu Undergraduate Application Fee: $20 Receiving Institutional Aid: 36% , $1,379 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Black Hills State University General Information

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    Address 1200 University St, Spearfish, SD 57799-9500
    Phone Number (605) 642-6343
    Web Address http://www.bhsu.edu
    Mission Statement Black Hills State University is a master's level university that promotes excellence in teaching and learning; supports research, creative and scholarly activities and provides service to the state, region, nation and global community. BHSU provides innovative, high quality undergraduate (associate and baccalaureate) programs in the arts, humanities, education, behavioral sciences, mathematics, social sciences, natural sciences, business and technology as well as selected disciplines of strength at the graduate level. Black Hills State University is the only comprehensive University in western South Dakota.
    Type of School Four or more years, Public
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Master's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Town, distant from an urban area
    Distance learning opportunities Yes

    Black Hills State University Size

    Total enrollment 4,722
    Enrolled full time 2,698
    Enrolled part time 2,024

    Black Hills State University Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 1,095
    Women enrolled full time 1,603
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 3%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 1%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 1%
    Hispanic 1%
    White/Non-Hispanic 83%
    Non-Resident Alien 1%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 9%
  • Black Hills State University Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number (605) 642-6343
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $20
    Applied 1,476
    Admitted 1,390
    Enrolled 620
    Admitted % 94%

    Black Hills State University Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Required
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Neither required nor recommended
    Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
    Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Black Hills State University Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 0%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score -
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score -
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score -
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score -
    Students submitting ACT 90%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 19
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 23
  • Black Hills State University Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $3,726
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $5,590
    Books and Supplies $1,000
    On-campus room and board $5,641
    Off-campus room and board $6,380

    Black Hills State University Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 92%
    Receiving Federal Grants 46% , $4,456 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 36% , $1,379 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 77% , $5,934 on average
  • Black Hills State University Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master
    American Indian/Native American Studies 0 8 0
    BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 0 23 0
    Molecular Genetics 0 0 2
    BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES Associate Bachelor Master
    Accounting 0 5 0
    Business Administration and Management, General 0 88 0
    Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 0 1 0
    Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 0 0 0
    Organizational Behavior Studies 0 0 13
    Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General 0 0 0
    Tourism and Travel Services Management 1 0 0
    COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS Associate Bachelor Master
    Mass Communication/Media Studies 0 44 0
    Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 0 3 0
    EDUCATION Associate Bachelor Master
    Business Teacher Education 0 1 0
    Curriculum and Instruction 0 0 34
    Elementary Education and Teaching 0 62 0
    Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 0 0 0
    Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching 0 5 0
    Mathematics Teacher Education 0 2 0
    Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 0 2 0
    Special Education and Teaching, General 0 24 0
    Teacher Assistant/Aide 1 0 0
    ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS Associate Bachelor Master
    Industrial Technology/Technician 2 17 0
    Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 3 0 0
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Associate Bachelor Master
    English Language and Literature, General 0 14 0
    Rhetoric and Composition 0 7 0
    FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Associate Bachelor Master
    Spanish Language and Literature 0 4 0
    HISTORY Associate Bachelor Master
    History, General 0 22 0
    LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES Associate Bachelor Master
    General Studies 21 19 0
    MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Associate Bachelor Master
    Mathematics, General 0 6 0
    PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master
    Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 0 7 0
    Outdoor Education 0 10 0
    Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 0 0 0
    Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 0 27 0
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master
    Chemistry, General 0 3 0
    Physical Sciences 0 0 0
    Physical Sciences, Other 0 5 0
    PSYCHOLOGY Associate Bachelor Master
    Psychology, General 0 28 0
    PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS Associate Bachelor Master
    Community Organization and Advocacy 0 36 0
    SOCIAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master
    Political Science and Government, General 0 5 0
    Social Sciences, General 0 8 0
    Sociology 0 50 0
    VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Associate Bachelor Master
    Art/Art Studies, General 0 11 0
    Commercial and Advertising Art 0 10 0
    Music, General 0 5 0
  • Black Hills State University Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline July 15
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline July 1
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due July 15
    SAT Subject score report due July 15
    College will notify student by -
    Student must reply to acceptance by No set date
    Deadline for housing deposit -

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline -
    Financial aid deadline February 15
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by -

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
    College will notify student of early decision by -
    Early action deadline -
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    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline July 15
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date Rolling admission
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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American Business Women's Association

Scholarship Description
These scholarships are sponsored annually by the Northern Hills Chapter of American Business Women. Four scholarships in the amount of $1000 each will be awarded to full-time students attending Black Hills State University and pursuing an undergraduate or associate degree in a declared major. One scholarship will be awarded to a graduating Spearfish High School senior who plans to enroll full-time at BHSU for the Fall 2008 semester; one scholarship to a non-traditional student, age 24 or older, who is presently attending BHSU and planning to enroll for the 2008 Fall semester and two scholarships will be awarded to traditional students presently attending BHSU who plan to continue their enrollment for the Fall 2008 semester. Each scholarship is designated for payment of tuition and fees and will be available at BHSU registration in the amount of $500 for the Fall 2008 semester and $500 for the Spring 2009 semester. The selected scholarship recipients will be notified prior to May 1, 2008. Applicant Eligibility Criteria: 1. A student who is presently enrolled as a full-time (12 hours) student at Black Hills State University and planning to enroll as a full-time student at BHSU for the Fall 2008 semester pursuing an undergraduate or associate degree in a declared major. or A Spearfish High School senior who plans to enrolled as a full-time student at BHSU for the Fall 2008 semester and pursue an undergraduate or associated degree in a declared major. 2. GPA of 2.5 or greater. 3. Members or relatives of a member of the Northern Hills Chapter of ABWA are not eligible. (Members or relatives of members may apply through other area chapters or the national chapter) 4. Citizen of the United States. 5. Past recipients of ABWA scholarships are welcome to apply. Selection Criteria: Selection will be on a point basis. Item Points Possible 1. Completed application with all attachments included. 2. Official transcript from BHSU or Spearfish High School with indication of GPA as of last grading period. Candidate must have a GPA of 2.5 or 2.5 = 1 3.0 = 2 3.5 = 3 4.0 = 4 3. Biographical statement including educational background (1), school/community Involvement (5), career goals (1), and other pertinent information about candidate 4. Instructions for Completion of Application Package: 1. Application must be completed and signed by the applicant with all attachments included. 2. Application must be keyboard generated or hand printed using black ink. 3. Attach the following documents to the completed application: a. One letter of reference from a teacher or counselor. b. One personal letter of reference. c. One employment letter of reference. d. Most recent official high school or university transcript. e. Brief (not to exceed one page) biographical statement that includes: (1) Educational background (2) School and community involvement (3) Career goals (4) Other pertinent information about yourself.
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$1,000
Number of Awards
4
Renewable
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Renewal Criteria
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GPA
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One scholarship to a non-traditional student, age 24 or older, who is presently attending BHSU and planning to enroll for the 2008 Fall semester and two scholarships will be awarded to traditional students presently attending BHSU who plan to continue their enrollment for the Fall 2008 semester.
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