Black Hills State University 1

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2014 Quick Stats
1200 University Street, Unit 9500

Spearfish, SD 57799-9500

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Phone: (800) 255-2478
2012-2013 Tuition
$7,320
in-state
$9,184
out-of-state
Admissions
Jul. 1
application deadline
94.2%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

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RNP Ranked Not Published.
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Regional Universities (Midwest)

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Summary

Black Hills State University is a public institution that was founded in 1883. It has a rural setting and the campus size is 124 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Black Hills State University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,320 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $9,184 (2012-13).

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General Information

School type public
Year founded 1883
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting rural
2012 Endowment N/A

Applying

When applying to Black Hills State University, it's important to note the application deadline is July 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 1. The application fee at Black Hills State University is $20. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 94.2 percent.

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Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 94.2% 4
Application deadline July 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by July 1

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Academic Life

The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 61.5 percent.

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Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

Black Hills State University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

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Student gender distribution N/A
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Black Hills State University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Black Hills State University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Black Hills State University.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered Yes

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In-state tuition and fees $7,320 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $9,184 (2012-13)
Room and board $5,641 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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