Black Hills State University

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Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

1200 University St, Spearfish, SD, 57799-9500

(800) 255-2478  

www.bhsu.edu  

www.bhsu.edu/Admissions/tabid/80/Default.aspx    

www.bhsu.edu/Admissions/PayforCollege/FinancialAid/tabid/590/Default.aspx   

https://apply.sdbor.edu/login.cfm?inst=bhsu    

www.bhsu.edu/AboutBHSU/MissionStatement/tabid/86/Default.aspx

Public, 4-year or above 

Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2014 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13
In District $7,617 $7,617 $7,320
In State $7,617 $7,617 $7,320
Out of State $10,097 $9,617 $9,184
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,000 $1,000
On Campus      
Room and Board $6,330 $5,945 $5,641
Other Expenses $4,300 $3,200 $3,100
Off Campus      
Room and Board $6,330 $6,712 $6,380
Other Expenses $4,300 $3,200 $3,100
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - $3,200 $3,100

Major NCAA Programs

Sport Conference
Baseball
Basketball Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Football Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Cross Country/Track Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
(scholarships/fellowships)
43.0 % $4,434
State/Local Grant
(scholarships/fellowships)
12.0 % $1,195
Institutional Grants
(scholarships/fellowships)
40.0 % $1,522
Loans 75.0 % $6,318

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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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