Black Hills State University

, SD,
3.71 Average Rating
Black Hills State University can trace its roots back to 1883 when it was founded by the Congregational Church. Now nonsectarian, the public university is situated in Spearfish, South Dakota. BHSU has selective admissions and is governed by the South Dakota Board of Regents. Business administration and management, elementary education, and nursing are the top fields of study.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
Out of State Students
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 20
Average SAT Composite: 988

What Students Are Saying

3.71 Average Rating
Black Hills State is an absolutely gorgeous environment! The people and faculty here actually care and want what is best for you. This school really offers everything you need for success, a good education, and a fantastic,safe college experience.
Katrina from Johnsburg, IL
black hills state is an excellent school, there are very friendly people, and helpful staff. the campus is in a very beautiful location in the black hills of south dakota. there are always fun activities going on around campus.
Sarah from Spear, SD

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