SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Scholarships play an important role in assisting students with the costs of college education. BHSU has an outstanding scholarship program and our financial aid team is ready to assist you.

SMALL CAMPUS. BIG IMPACT.

Anything is possible when you have room to grow and you're free to define your own future. The passionate and dedicated faculty and staff at BHSU provide a level of personal attention that can help inspire and guide you along the way. 

BHSU - RAPID CITY

With the learning location in Rapid City, you'll have the flexibility of a schedule that fits your lifestyle while you benefit from hands-on learning experiences here at BHSU.

The Possibilities

Compare your personal interests with the possibilities available among BHSU’s 60+ degrees, certificates, and minor programs. 

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Arts &Humanities

Prepare for careers like graphic designer, musician, and journalist. View degrees >

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Behavioral Sciences

Pursue careers such as Wilderness Guide, Psychologist, and Counselor. View degrees >

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Business

Explore careers such as accounting, marketing, and management. View degrees >

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Graduate Studies

Advance in fields such as Education, Business, Genomics, and more. View degrees >

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Education

Prepare for your career as an educator. View degrees >

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Math & Social Sciences

Develop skills for careers such as Historian or Multicultural Adviser. View degrees >

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Natural Sciences

Prepare for careers such as Researcher, Conservationist, or Geologist. View degrees >

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THERE'S ONLY ONE SPEARFISH

The community of Spearfish is ready to welcome you. Whether you're enjoying an arts festival, walking historic downtown, or socializing at one of many restaurants and coffee shops, Spearfish is a place that is easy to call home.

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THE FOUR SEASONS CAPITAL OF SOUTH DAKOTA

BHSU Centers

Herbarium, Center for American Indian Studies, and more. View >

Clubs & Organizations

With 80+ clubs and organizations, BHSU is the place for those who want to lead, organize, and be a part of it all. View >

Honors Program

Dedicated to achievement, leadership, and community. We seek to enrich the experience of students. View >

Sustainability

At BHSU, we care for our environment. It is part of our culture and part of what defines us. View >

Research

BHSU researchers work to have a real-world impact. View >

Student Life

Get involved. Show your spirit. Live on campus. View >

Veterans

Serving current members and veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. View >

Underground Lab at Sanford

BHSU's Underground Classroom lab provides a valuable research environment. View >

Study Abroad

Expand your world and experience other cultures. View >

Become a Yellow Jacket

Black Hills State University offers students the opportunity to learn from the best in a positive and challenging academic environment. Live and learn in the beautiful Black Hills. Take the first step to your higher education goals today!

4200+ students

92% receive financial aid



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Experience BHSU Campus

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During our Preview Day campus visit event, you will meet current BHSU students, faculty and staff, tour campus, and learn about our academic programs, admission requirements, financial aid options, and scholarship opportunities. 

 
Individual Visit
 

Campus tours are offered at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. Appointments with an Admissions Counselor, Financial Aid Representative and other areas of interest can be scheduled around your tour time.




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Maryanne Darling-Reich: Celebrating a 50th birthday with an online degree from BHSU

Maryanne Darling-Reich: Celebrating a 50th birthday with an online degree from BHSU

This is going to be a big weekend for Maryanne Darling-Reich of Belle Fourche. On Friday, Dec. 7, Maryanne will turn 50 years old. On Saturday, Dec. 8, she will graduate from Black Hills State University with her bachelor’s degree in business administration. Maryanne completed all her classes online while working full-time at Black Hills Energy.
Nearly 180 students will graduate during BHSU fall commencement Dec. 8

Nearly 180 students will graduate during BHSU fall commencement Dec. 8

Nearly 180 candidates for graduation will be recognized during the 176th Black Hills State University commencement ceremony. The fall commencement ceremony begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center on the BHSU campus.
Two BHSU students win first place at the SDMTA competitions

Two BHSU students win first place at the SDMTA competitions

Black Hills State University music students Sarah Rathert of Rapid City and Zachary Kerr of Spearfish won first-place awards at the South Dakota Music Teachers Association competition in Brookings recently.
BHSU Honors students to present their capstone research projects

BHSU Honors students to present their capstone research projects

Capstone projects completed by Black Hills State University Honors students this fall will be presented and defended Thursday, Nov. 29. Two Honors students are prepared to share findings from their personal research projects conducted under mentorship of a capstone committee of BHSU faculty.

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If you are ready to apply, do it now! If you still need some more information, please check out the admissions or financial aid sections to find out how easy it is to become a Yellow Jacket.

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