Black Hills State University Graduate Schools

Black Hills State University (referred to as BHSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Spearfish, SD. It is classified as Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Black Hills State University is $7,997 for South Dakota residents and $8,384 for out-of-state students. The school has 290 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,035 including undergraduate students.

Black Hills State University Graduate School Overview

Black Hills State University (referred to as BHSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Spearfish, SD. It is classified as Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
Black Hills State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1950 - Current).
Black Hills State UniversityDirectory Information
School NameBlack Hills State University (referred to as BHSU)
Address1200 University St, Spearfish, SD 57799-9500
Phone800-255-2478
Webhttps://www.bhsu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://apply.sdbor.edu/login.cfm?inst=bhsu
Financial Infohttps://www.bhsu.edu/Admissions/Pay-for-College/Financial-Aid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Black Hills State University is $7,997 for South Dakota residents and $8,384 for out-of-state students. The school has 290 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,035 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 12 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's. Among them, 5 programs are available online classes.
BHSU Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$8,384
$7,997 for South Dakota Residents
Student Population290
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's
Number of Programs12 graduate programs
(5 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Black Hills State University is $7,997 for South Dakota residents and $8,384 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $466. Black Hills State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
BHSU 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
South Dakota Residents$7,997
Out-of-State$8,384
Tuition per Credit Hour
South Dakota Residents$466
Out-of-State$466
Black Hills State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On Black Hills State University campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at BHSU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)5 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

Black Hills State University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Black Hills State University is $7,997 for South Dakota residents and $8,384 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.30% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Black Hills State University
South Dakota ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$7,763-$7,763-
2016-2017$7,956-$7,956-
2017-2018$7,997-$7,997-
2018-2019$8,116-$8,116-
2019-2020$8,384-$8,384-
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $11,642 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Black Hills State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.23% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $11,642. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.23% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Black Hills State University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$6,458$4,300$6,458$4,300
2016-2017$6,695$4,300$6,695$4,300
2017-2018$6,820$4,300$6,820$4,300
2018-2019$6,978$4,300$6,978$4,300
2019-2020$7,142$4,500$7,142$4,500
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $466 at Black Hills State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.33% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Black Hills State University
Tuition
2015-2016$431
2016-2017$442
2017-2018$444
2018-2019$451
2019-2020$466

Graduate Programs at BHSU

Black Hills State University offers 12 graduate programs for Master's, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 97 students have completed their study at Black Hills State University.
Offered Degrees at Black Hills State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree7597
Post Bachelor's Degree500
Total12597

Black Hills State University offers 12 programs through Master's, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 97 students have completed their studies.
  • 97 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (3 completers) 68 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction37-
Secondary Education and Teaching18-
Reading Teacher Education13-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Molecular Genetics2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Sustainability Studies0-
Business [+] 27 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management10-
Organizational Behavior Studies17-
Total97
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels0-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician0-
English Language And Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Creative Writing0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Organizational Behavior Studies0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at BHSU

For academic year 2019-2020, total 290 students enrolled into Black Hills State University graduate schools where it has total 4,035 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 33 full-time and 257 part-time students. By gender, 82 male and 208 female students are attending Black Hills State University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Black Hills State University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Black Hills State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total29082208
Full-time331221
Part-tme25770187
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Black Hills State University.
There are 220 White (75.86%), 4 Black/African American (1.38%), 10 Hispanic (3.45%), 3 Asian (1.03%), and 53 students with other races. 2 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Black Hills State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total29082208
American Indian/Native American826
Asian312
Black/African American431
Hispanic1037
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White22059161
Two More624
Un-Known371225
Non-resident Alien202
Black Hills State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 160 graduate students (55.17% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 3 graduate students (1.03% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Black Hills State University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Black Hills State University
Number of Students
Total290
Enrolled Online Exclusively160
Enrolled Some Online Courses3
Not in Online Courses127
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Black Hills State University. 32 students are aged 20 to 24 (11.03% of total students), 37 students are aged above 50 (12.76%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Black Hills State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Black Hills State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total29082208
Age 22-24321220
Age 25-29601545
Age 30-34481533
Age 35-39401228
Age 40-49731954
Age 50-6436927
Over 64101

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