Total Enrollment 4,076
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 19 : 1

Black Hills State University
1200 University St, Spearfish, South Dakota 57799-9500
(605) 642-6011

The Mission of the College of Education is to prepare competent, confident, and caring professionals. Competent graduates demonstrate broad knowledge and apply research-based instructional practices; they reflect and think critically to impact all students. Graduates exhibit confidence in their ability to positively affect student learning, behavior and motivation.Caring graduates establish relationships in an environment of mutual respect and rapport as evidenced by all students feeling valued and safe. The College of Education is charged with the responsibility of providing leadership in the development and enhancement of the professional competencies for those individuals who seek to provide educational services. Black Hills more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army)
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus Setting Town: Remote
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Yearly Application Deadline March 1
Admissions Office Phone 605-642-6343
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address 1200 University St. Unit 9502 Spearfish, SD 57799-9502
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website
Application Fee $20

In order to be accepted to Black Hills State University, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 19
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 23
ACT English (25th Percentile) 17
ACT English (75th Percentile) 23
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 17
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 23
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