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

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!

4000+ students

92% receive financial aid

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Experience BHSU Campus

Jacket Preview
 

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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Mark Larscheid Memorial Golf Tournament adds to scholarship at BHSU

Mark Larscheid Memorial Golf Tournament adds to scholarship at BHSU

More than 130 golfers participated in the 19th Annual Mark Larscheid Memorial Golf Tournament July 6 at the Spearfish Canyon Golf Club, benefiting the track and field program at Black Hills State University. This year’s scholarship recipient was Allan McDonnell, a high jumper from Wall majoring in exercise science.
BHSU Jacket Ride set for Tuesday of Rally Week

BHSU Jacket Ride set for Tuesday of Rally Week

The Jacket Ride is a patriotic motorcycle ride with a purpose. Black Hills State University will host the Dennis Kirk Jacket Ride for veteran scholarships Tuesday, Aug. 6, during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
Descendants of Maude (Campbell) Dana named 2019 BHSU Legacy Family

Descendants of Maude (Campbell) Dana named 2019 BHSU Legacy Family

Fourteen descendants of Maude (Campbell) Dana, Class of 1917, were honored this spring as the 2019 Black Hills State University Legacy Family. Grandma Dana, as Maude is fondly remembered by her loved ones, was known for inspiring and encouraging her family’s education. The Dana family is known for their strong support and care of the community through their success in the fields of dentistry, orthodontia, and financial management.

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If you need more information or guidance, please see our Admissions and Financial Aid sections. If you're interested in visiting BHSU, check out our Visit section.