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. 

View All Degrees
img24

Arts &Humanities

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

View more
img24

Behavioral Sciences

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

View more
img24

Business

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

View more
img24

Graduate Studies

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

View more
img24

Education

Prepare for your career as an educator. View degrees >

View more
img24

Math & Social Sciences

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

View more
img24

Natural Sciences

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

View more





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.

VISIT BHSU

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

REQUEST INFOAPPLY NOW
 

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.




VISIT INFO

South Dakota Stock Market Game program at BHSU celebrates 25th year

South Dakota Stock Market Game program at BHSU celebrates 25th year

The 2019 spring session of the South Dakota Stock Market Game concluded its 10-week trading session Thursday, April 18. The winner of the College division was Black Hills State University student Susan Roth, public accountancy major from Parkston. For the spring trading session, 451 students from 26 South Dakota schools formed 202 teams of stock market investors and received a hypothetical $100,000 to perform online investing in real-time stocks, bonds and mutual funds. The South Dakota Stock Market Game has been delivered by BHSU through the Center for Economic Education since 1994. 
Mount Rushmore Battalion prepares ROTC students at BHSU, CSC, and Mines for Summer Training

Mount Rushmore Battalion prepares ROTC students at BHSU, CSC, and Mines for Summer Training

ROTC cadets from Black Hills State University, Chadron State College and South Dakota School of Mines & Technology gathered in Rapid City March 22-24 for their culminating Field Training Experience (FTX). The multi-day event held at West Camp Rapid included rifle marksmanship and land navigation exercises. 
Paid fellowship offers BHSU students the opportunity to conduct research with faculty members

Paid fellowship offers BHSU students the opportunity to conduct research with faculty members

Emily Weatherill of Madison is one of 14 students at Black Hills State University who received a $4,000 fellowship to conduct scientific research with a faculty mentor at BHSU this year. Emily will graduate in May with a double major in biology and psychology. She is currently completing a year of biology research alongside biology professor Dr. Dave Bergmann.

Ready to Apply?

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.