Overview

Applicants
1,341
Acceptance Rate
93%
Average HS GPA
3.09

GPA Breakdown

15%
Over 3.75
13%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
25%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
3%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
-
SAT Math
-
ACT Composite
18 - 23

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Standardized Test Scores

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
21:1
Total Faculty
190
with Terminal Degree
108

109
Men
81
Women
13
Minority

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
20 - 29

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
44%
Graduate in 5 years
89%
Graduate in 6 years
100%


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
May 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics


Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$12,701

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$2,382
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$8,074
Required Fees
$2,619
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$800

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans
FFEL PLUS loans
FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
No

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
3,733
Out of State
21%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
6

Demographics

64% female
36% male
21% are out of state
68% are full time
32% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
46%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus

Campus Environment
Village
Fire safety rating
61

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Student Support Services

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Mike McNeil, MS, LPC

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Requred for LD
Psychoeducational Evaluation

Documentation Requred for ADHD
medical or psychological evaluation/documentation of ADD/ADHD

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
60
Number of Honor Societies
5

Number of Social Sororities
1
Number of Religious Organizations
3

Sports

Athletic Division
NAIA

Men's Sports (Yellow Jackets)
5 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Yellow Jackets)
5 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services


Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
No

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
12

Average Number of PC's per Lab
500

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Dawn Kennedy
Senior Secretary Admissions

Address
1200 Universtiy Street Unit 9502
Spearfish, SD 57799-9502

Phone
800-ALL-BHSU


Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Clare and Josef Meier Hall
Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center
David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union
Woodburn Hall
Jonas Hall

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Black Hills of South Dakota
Black Hills Passion Play
Deadwood South Dakota
Mt. Rushmore
Crazy Horse Monument

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required:
Dates:
Times:
Average Length:

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Coach Directly

Advance Notice
1 week

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
Availability

Transportation