Learn about Black Hills State University in Spearfish, South Dakota.

Welcome Botswana Guests!

BHSU President Tom Jackson Jr. meeting with Both University Representatives.

BHSU is honored to have signed our first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with an African university. Thank you Botho University and welcome to the Black Hills State University family!

BHSU is a place where anything is possible. We are proud to offer high-quality academics and a place of tranquil beauty for your studies in America.

Experience our campus. Experience our community. Experience our culture.



BHSU President Tom Jackson Jr. along with students and staff visit Botswana.

BHSU faculty, staff and students visiting Botswana: Dr. Lois Flagstad, Vice President for Student Life; Courtney Gross, student; Izabelle Choi, Associate Director Academic English Program; Michelle Cole, Assistant Director of Residence Life; and President Dr. Tom Jackson, Jr, will attend the Botswana Tertiary Education Fair & Conference to showcase the educational opportunities at Black Hills State University. BHSU President Jackson will be a featured speaker at the conference presenting his experiences at BHSU to educational leaders from throughout the world.








How to Apply

1. Apply Online

2. Application Fee

  • A $20 USD (undergraduate) or $35 USD (graduate) application fee is required. Visit BHSU.edu/International for requirements.

3. Submit your paperwork

  • Official Sealed Transcripts
  • Academic English Language Proficiency
  • Statement of Finances
  • Financial Responsibility
  • Copy of Passport