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Black Hills State University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Black Hills State University

Website: http://www.bhsu.edu
Address: 1200 University St , Spearfish , South Dakota - 57799-9500
Phone: (605) 642-6011
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's
Campus setting
Remote Town
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Athletics (football) NCAA, Dakota Athletic Conference
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $20
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
2,182
839
1,343
Percent admitted
93%
92%
94%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
28%
27%
29%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
-
-
SAT Math
-
-
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
18
23
ACT English
17
23
ACT Math
17
24
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $2,822
Out-of-state tuition $8,965
Books and supplies $800
On-campus room and board $4,380
On-campus other expenses $2,800
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
87%
-
Federal grant aid
36%
$4,055
State or local grant aid
35%
$1,856
Institutional grant aid
38%
-
Loan aid
70%
$4,714
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
4,016
35%
65%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 3,684
Estimated graduates enrolled 327
Undergraduates 24 years old -
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old -
GRADUATION RATE
Total 31%
Men 28%
Women 34%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 8%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 23%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 30%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $5,335 $5,803 $6,269 $6,641 5.9%
Books and supplies $800 $800 $800 $800 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $4,667 $4,381 $4,380 $5,523 26.1%
Other $2,800 $2,800 $2,800 $2,800 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $13,602 $13,784 $14,249 $15,764 10.6%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Black Hills State University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $20
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,578 642 936
Percent admitted 70% 70% 70%
Percent admitted who enrolled 54% 56% 53%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
ACT 529 88%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
ACT Composite 19 23
ACT English 17 23
ACT Math 17 23

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1928 - 1/1/1933 Resigned
  1/1/1950 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1980 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1954 -   Accredited