Black Hills State University has three colleges, the College of Business and Natural Sciences, the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, and the College of Liberal Arts, under the direction of Dr. Chris Crawford. Each college is headed by a dean and is divided into two schools that house the academic programs offered at BHSU. The schools that make up each college are headed by a chair under the direction of the dean.
College of Business and Natural Sciences - the School of Business and the School of Natural Sciences
College of Education and Behavioral Sciences - the School of Education and the School of Behavioral Sciences
College of Liberal Arts - School of Math & Sciences and the School of Arts & Humanities