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Black Hills State University is a liberal arts university located near the Black Hills in Spearfish, South Dakota. The Black Hills of South Dakota give us the unique opportunity to explore and thrive in the outdoors while studying and seeking inspiration.
BHSU is big enough to offer unique opportunities for students to pursue their goals along their personal journey towards success, but small enough to allow students to develop valuable personal relationships with faculty and staff.
ENROLLMENT: 3,858 Students
CAMPUS: 123 acres
ATHLETICS: NCAA Division II, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
TEAMS: 14 NCAA DII Sports Teams + 1 NIRA Rodeo Team
MASCOT: Yellow Jacket (Sting)
SCHOOL COLORS: Green & Gold
FACULTY WITH TERMINAL DEGREE: 69%
HOUSING: 5 Residence Halls (All Co-ed), 8-Building Apartment Complex
LOCATIONS: Spearfish & Rapid City in South Dakota
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS: 53 bachelor's, 5 associate's, 8 master's degree programs, 24 undergraduate certificates, and 2 graduate certificates.
STUDENT BODY: 75% from South Dakota from all of the 66 South Dakota counties, 25% from 43 other states and 29 countries
FINANCIAL AID: 92% of BHSU students receive assistance
AFFILIATION: 4-year South Dakota public liberal arts university
ACCREDITATION: The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the National Association of Schools of Music, and recognized by The National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE).