Have you earned credits toward a degree you never finished? Perhaps you've taken some courses and are looking to pursue a different path. Or maybe you are ready to attend a university that will help you get into the real world cutting-edge internship opportunities in the heart of the Black Hills.

Whatever your case, BHSU understands your situation and is here to help you reach your degree. Here are some helpful links to get you started in pursuing our flexible and cost-effective degrees.

Transfer students within the SDBOR System (within the last 3 semesters) might qualify for an application fee discount code. Contact the Admissions Office to receive your application fee discount code at 605-642-6343 or You will need this application fee discount code when you apply for admission in order to waive the application fee.


BHSU offers a wide variety of Degree Programs. Online courses are also available and provide a flexible schedule to help you reach your educational goals.

Pay for College

We'll work with you to find the best individualized way to pay for your education.

Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa & North Dakota Students

Black Hills State University is now offering in-state tuition for these state residents. See how your credits transfer.

Transfer Credit Evaluation Request

Please send ALL Post Secondary Transcripts with grades to BHSU Admissions.
Black Hills State University
Office of Admissions
1200 University St. Unit 9502
Spearfish SD 57799-9502

Transfer students with 24 or more credit hours are eligible for admission if they:

  • Have a cumulative college grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher.
  • Are in good standing with the most recently attended college or university (high school performance will also be considered for applicants with less than 24 credit hours).

ACT or SAT scores are only required if the applicant is under 22 years of age.

Have Questions? Contact Us!

BHSU Admissions Office

1200 University St. Unit 9502
Spearfish SD, 57799-9502