|Campus Setting:||Plains Town, distant from an urban area|
|Highest Degree Offered:||Master's degree|
|Level of Institution:||Four or more years|
|School Mascot:||"Sting" the Yellow Jacket|
|School Colors:||Green & Gold|
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.
There's always something to do here, whether it is summer or winter. Spearfish Canyon is gorgeous for those who love the outdoors - and how can't you when you're here? The campus is wonderful, as it is smaller and the buildings are easy to access.Read More
Black Hills State University is set in a beautiful area - almost anywhere that a student might need to go is within walking distance, or at least within biking distance. There are many extracurricular clubs and activities for students, and even some opportunities to go to conferences and other special learning experiences. Spearfish is also lovely, with a canyon nearby that contains good hiking spots and great rock climbing opportunities. The Black Hills are beautiful, although sometimes the snow seems a bit dreary in the winter time.Read More