If you want to apply to Black Hills State University, the fee for the application is $20. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Black Hills State University does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
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To apply, all applicants to Black Hills State University must submit the following items. Double check with Black Hills State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
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|Other Requirements||√||minimum 2.0 high school GPA in core curriculum|
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Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. Black Hills State University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Black Hills State University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 10% of Black Hills State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 78% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Black Hills State University students scored 588 or higher and 75% of students scored 555 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Black Hills State University students scored 615 or higher, and 75% scored a 555 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Black Hills State University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Black Hills State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Black Hills State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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Transfer students can enroll in Black Hills State University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Black Hills State University?
Students who are admitted to Black Hills State University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Black Hills State University accept transfer credits?
Black Hills State University transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does Black Hills State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
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Do I have to submit test scores to Black Hills State University?
No, Black Hills State University is test optional, so you can choose if you want to to submit your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
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