Black Hills State University is a public, state school located in the small town setting of Spearfish, SD
Founded in 1883, the institution currently enrolls around 3,608 students a year, including 3,413 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Acceptance rate: 84%
Early Decision or Early Action: No/No
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
The acceptance rate at Black Hills State University is 84 percent.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
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Around 40 percent of students who started at Black Hills State University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
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Wondering what life at Black Hills State University is like? There are approximately 4,035 students enrolled at Black Hills State University, including 3,745 undergraduate students and 290 graduate students. 52% percent of students attend school full-time, 71% percent are from SD and 29% percent of students are from other states.
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