SCHOLARSHIP
OPPORTUNITIES

Scholarships play a vital role in assisting students with college costs. 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. BHSU faculty and staff provide a level of personal attention that will inspire and guide you along your journey.

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RAPID CITY

With the learning location in Rapid City, you can enjoy the flexibility of a schedule that fits your lifestyle while benefiting from hands-on learning experiences.

Areas of Study

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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The community of Spearfish, S.D. 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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BHSU Centers

Center for American Indian Studies and more. View>

Clubs & Organizations

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

Honors Program

Dedicated to achievement, leadership, and community. View>

Sustainability

At BHSU, sustainability 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

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Veterans

Serving 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>

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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!

3800+ students

79% 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 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. Appointments with an Admissions Counselor, Financial Aid Representative and other areas of interest can be scheduled around your tour time.

 

 



VISIT INFO

 

BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY EARNS MILITARY FRIENDLY GOLD DESIGNATION

BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY EARNS MILITARY FRIENDLY GOLD DESIGNATION

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Black Hills State University was named to the Military Friendly® Gold list recently that designates universities for their commitment and dedication to military students. The list is compiled by evaluating colleges and universities using public data and responses from a proprietary survey by VIQTORY.
BHSU STAFF MEMBERS MENTOR PROJECT SEARCH INTERNS

BHSU STAFF MEMBERS MENTOR PROJECT SEARCH INTERNS

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Providing educational opportunities is at the heart of what Black Hills State University does throughout the year. This semester, several BHSU staff members created additional educational opportunities for recent high school students with disabilities through the Project SEARCH program.
LIBRARY RENOVATION UNDERWAY ON THE BHSU CAMPUS

LIBRARY RENOVATION UNDERWAY ON THE BHSU CAMPUS

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The E.Y. Berry Library and Learning Center on the campus of Black Hills State University, which was built in 1973, is undergoing a major remodeling and infrastructure update.



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DISCOVER THE OPPORTUNITIES 

Black Hills State University is more than a path to your future success; it is a destination that will change your life. Come and see what opportunities await you at Black Hills State University by attending one of our Preview Days or by making an Individual Campus Visit or Group Visit.


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TAKE THE NEXT STEP

Develop valuable personal relationships in a small community with amazing faculty and staff while thriving in the outdoors of the Black Hills.