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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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Honors Program

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Student Life

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Research

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Underground Lab at Sanford

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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.

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Campus tours are offered at 9:00 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.




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TITLE III GRANT WILL PROVIDE NEARLY $2.2 MILLION FOR ENHANCED STUDENT SERVICES AND FACULTY DEVELOPMENT AT BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY

TITLE III GRANT WILL PROVIDE NEARLY $2.2 MILLION FOR ENHANCED STUDENT SERVICES AND FACULTY DEVELOPMENT AT BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY

Black Hills State University has been awarded a five-year, $2,160,701 Title III Institutional Strengthening Grant to enhance student services and provide targeted faculty development. The grant will support the University’s strategic enrollment goals to increase student success and graduation rates through professional advising and coaching, faculty professional development, and enhanced student support systems. More...
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BHSU MASTER OF EDUCATION IN READING PROGRAM RECEIVES FULL ACCREDITATION FROM THE COUNCIL FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF EDUCATOR PREPARATION

BHSU MASTER OF EDUCATION IN READING PROGRAM RECEIVES FULL ACCREDITATION FROM THE COUNCIL FOR THE ACCREDITATION OF EDUCATOR PREPARATION

Black Hills State University received full accreditation of its Master of Education in Reading from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The M.Ed. in Reading is the latest of BHSU’s programs to be accredited by CAEP. The University’s undergraduate education programs were fully accredited in 2018 and will be reviewed again in 2025. More...

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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