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Black Hills State University
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  • 4 Year
  • SPEARFISH, SD

Black Hills State University Admissions

What is the acceptance rate for BHSU?

Black Hills State admissions is not selective with an acceptance rate of 97%. Students that get into Black Hills State have an average SAT score between 970-1150 or an average ACT score of 18-23. The regular admissions application deadline for Black Hills State is rolling.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
97%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
1,382
SAT Range
970-1150
SAT Reading
520-580
SAT Math
450-570
Students Submitting SAT
6%
ACT Range
18-23
ACT English
16-23
ACT Math
16-23
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
79%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Early Decision Deadline
No data available  
Early Action Deadline
No data available  
Offers Early Decision
No data available  
Offers Early Action
No data available  
Application Fee
$20
Accepts Common App
No
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Required
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
71%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 24 responses
Poll
65%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 23 responses

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