How much does Black Hills State University cost?

Black Hills State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $8,733
Out-of-state $11,778
On-Campus Room and Board $6,978
Off-Campus Room and Board $6,458
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $13,012
$30,000-$48,000 $13,401
$48,000-$75,000 $16,721
$75,000-$110,000 $13,012
Over $110,000 $18,853

Black Hills State University Financial Aid and Debt

62%

Students paying down their debt

$25,478

Typical Total Student Debt

$263

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 91% $4,904
Federal Grants 40% $5,003
Pell grants 39% $4,262
Other federal grants 20% $1,384
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 14% $1,239
Institutional grants or scholarships 49% $2,522
Student loan aid 71% $7,063
Federal student loans 70% $6,631
Other student loans 13% $9,173

Contact Black Hills State University to learn about their financial aid program

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Black Hills State University Admissions

What is Black Hills State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 88%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 8% of applicants
SAT Reading 490-600
SAT Math 468-580
SAT Writing 425-528
ACT Submissions 84% of applicants
Composite Score 18-24

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Black Hills State University Campus Life

20:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Forbes Ranking

14%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

34%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 3947
Living on campus 6%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Women
63%
Men
37%

Student Diversity

35%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
80.36%
Unknown
8.16%
Hispanic or Latino
5.02%
American Indian or Alaska Native
3.90%
Black or African American
1.67%
Asian
0.79%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.10%

Black Hills State University Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

14%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$34,900

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Black Hills State University

Address

1200 University St
Spearfish, SD

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Distant Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify