If you are considering submitting an application to Black Hills State University, the application fee costs $20.
Here's an overiew of some of Black Hills State University's admissions stats.
|Black Hills State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||6%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||79%|
These are the application deadlines for Black Hills State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Black Hills State University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
For more information on transferring to Black Hills State University, contact the school directly.
Black Hills State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Black Hills State University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
Make sure to check with Black Hills State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Black Hills State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Black Hills State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Other Requirements||√||minimum 2.0 high school GPA in core curriculum|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Black Hills State University has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Black Hills State University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Black Hills State University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 6% of Black Hills State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 79% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Black Hills State University students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Black Hills State University students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.
To be most competitive at Black Hills State University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Black Hills State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 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
Do I have to submit test scores to Black Hills State University?
❌ No, Black Hills State University is test optional, so you can make the call if you want to to submit your standardized test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Black Hills State University's acceptance rate?
✅ Black Hills State University's acceptance rate is 97%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Black Hills State University?
❌ Black Hills State University does not offer early decision.
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18 and Less
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
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