Black Hills State University

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General Information

Admission Office

University Street Box 9502

Spearfish, SD 57799-9502

(605) 642-6343

(800) 255-2478

Fax: (605) 642-6022

Contact: Beth Azevedo

Director of Admissions
Main Address

University Street Box 9502

Spearfish, SD 57799-9502

(605) 642-6011

Total undergrads: 3,687

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 583

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,139

Graduate enrollment: 330


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 95%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 56%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Native American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business Administration/Management B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Human Resources Management B
Marketing Management B
Office Management B
Travel/Tourism Management A,B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Speech Teacher Education B
Teacher Assistance A
Technology/Industrial Arts Education B

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A
Industrial Technology B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health Facilities Administration B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A


Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physical Sciences – General B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Community Organization/Advocacy B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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