Black Hills State University was ranked as one of the safest and most affordable universities by two national blogs.
Black Hills State University has been ranked on two national blogs as one of the safest and most affordable universities.

ThatCollegeKid.com, a student blog created in 2007 to discuss college life including study and money saving tips, recently compiled a list of top schools in term of affordability in quality education for each state.

For South Dakota, BHSU ranks as the top school as far as quality for the price. “Affordability and a little touch of country life can easily be found at Black Hills State University in Spearfish,” the blog states. “The cost is ‘country’ too, at an unbelievably low $5,803 per year.”

Along with being the most affordable, BHSU was also named one of the top 10 safest schools in the nation, according to the CampusExplorer website. The website is a one-stop shop for college searches and includes information on everything from tuition to average temperature.

According to the site’s Safest Colleges in the U.S., “The Yellow Jackets represents the third largest public university in South Dakota and also the safest. It also boasts gorgeous mountain views.”

Checkout BHSU’s ranking on these sites: