international undergraduates


Program Estimates for One Academic Year (2020-2021) - Undergraduate Degree-Seeking Students



Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Based on $405.15 per credit hour & 12 credits per semester (2 semesters)


International Student Fee ($150 per semester)


Standard Room - Double Occupancy


Standard Meal Plan


Health Insurance (estimate)


Books & Supplies (estimate)


TOTAL - Per Academic Year (2 semesters per academic year)


*2020-2021 costs shown. All costs are subject to change by the South Dakota Board of Regents.

*Costs will vary depending on number of credits that students enroll in. 120 credit hours are required to graduate from BHSU. On average, students enroll in 12-18 credits per semester. To graduate in four years, students should register in 30 credits per year.

*Personal spending money will vary, please consider $500 to $1,000 per semester. 

If you are bringing a dependent with you to the US under F-2 status, please provide additional funding documentation for $8,652 for your spouse and an additional $5,004 per child. 

Contact Info

Kaitlin Palmer
Principal Designated School Official (PDSO) and Responsible Officer RO
Woodburn 115 Map
Phone: +1 605-642-6942
Fax: 605-642-6254

International Relations & Global Engagement
Black Hills State University
1200 University St. Unit 9519
Spearfish, SD, USA 57799-9519