Spearfish, SD
Black Hills State University


39 Ratings

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Recent Reviews

Kaeli
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I love this college and all of the opportunities offered. The professors are super awesome! When I auditioned for their music...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love this college and all of the opportunities offered. The professors are super awesome! When I auditioned for their music scholarship, the music department made sure they were available and accommodated my audition time. The professors are all always there to make sure I understand the material, and to make sure I have help whenever I need it! It is a very friendly campus!

Jessica
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I do enjoy my school, I just don't think it is right for what I want to study. This university has great campus life and the ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I do enjoy my school, I just don't think it is right for what I want to study. This university has great campus life and the professors always try to make sure they are available for you. I may eventually leave to a larger or more suitable institution but I can get my Bachelors degree here so if I wanted to stay I could.

Isabelle
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When I visited I saw, all sites, their apartment dwellings, cafeteria, gymnasium, field, and went to their gift shop. Everyth...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

When I visited I saw, all sites, their apartment dwellings, cafeteria, gymnasium, field, and went to their gift shop. Everything listed is so great which interested me and I hope to go there this fall. Their apartments for on-campus are very beautiful as including a beautiful living room. Yet, I hope to stay in town in Rapid City, then to hopefully have transportation to college and back by the fall semester. Their cafeteria has a variety of food to choose from, even with their own chefs in the back making delicious food to serve to college students. I honestly love how the cafeteria looks along with their name to it, the hive! Their gymnasium and field are fit for approaching athletes, and their gift shop has everything you'd need daily and school supplies.

Joni
What is your overall opinion of this school?

BHSU is an ok school. It is very small so you tend to see some of the high school like drama and hierarchy follow students wi...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

BHSU is an ok school. It is very small so you tend to see some of the high school like drama and hierarchy follow students with them to college. There is a lot of hierarchy towards the athletes. They control the party scene. Do not attend this school if interested in ANY medical or health science degrees. They offer some programs but HIGHLY recommend looking for somewhere else. Arts program is pretty good but it is somewhat of a conservative school.

Sarah
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Black Hills State is a great school. The class size is small so the teachers are really involved with the students and the st...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Black Hills State is a great school. The class size is small so the teachers are really involved with the students and the students can get the most out of the courses. the campus size is also small so there is a low number of incidents and everybody is able to make new friends

katherine
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Bhsu is a beautiful small town college with amazing outdoor recreational activities, the campus is crime free, don't come ex...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Bhsu is a beautiful small town college with amazing outdoor recreational activities, the campus is crime free, don't come expecting to party, the students here take their studies seriously. There are lots of outdoor adventures like hiking and biking. Football is big around here during homecoming week, there are church clubs, art, English and math kinds of clubs. Diversity and acceptance of all are quite nice around here, Small class sizes and the teachers are easily accessible. The college puts heavy influence on business, science, education, and art degrees and so more scholarships for those kinds of degrees are available. Liberal arts like humanities and history have encouragement but also kinda fall on the wayside, Dorms are ok, but you must leave during 3-week Christmas break or pay $400 to stay, and you must leave during weak long spring break or pay $120 to stay. There is no emergency housing for homeless students and while there are summer classes that you can take, there is no summer housing available. Be prepared for harsh cold winter weather while going to college here, but if you do it right, you'll have an amazing experience.

Austin
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I am a student starting in the fall, and of all the colleges that I got accepted to, I chose BHSU Because they were the nices...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I am a student starting in the fall, and of all the colleges that I got accepted to, I chose BHSU Because they were the nicest, and really cared about what I wanted and who I was. I was not just another student to them. they took time to know my situation, and find the right fit for me.

Adrienne
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BHSU is a beautiful campus with nice class sizes and friendly professors and students. I really like the atmosphere there, an...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

BHSU is a beautiful campus with nice class sizes and friendly professors and students. I really like the atmosphere there, and the small size of the campus. Being in the heart of the Black Hills in Spearfish, SD is incredible. While not in class, there are plenty of activities to engage in around the community.

Darian
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Black Hills State University offers great academics but the social life outside of classes is nonexistent. If you are not on ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Black Hills State University offers great academics but the social life outside of classes is nonexistent. If you are not on a sports team or from the state of South Dakota its hard to find a social group. Spearfish offers plenty of hikes to do when the weather warms up and great rec center.

Shalynn
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love this school. the class sizes are usually 20 - 30. the biggest a class can be is about 60. the small class atmosphere m...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love this school. the class sizes are usually 20 - 30. the biggest a class can be is about 60. the small class atmosphere makes it easy for teachers to learn students names and for the students and teachers to make connections. the campus feels very safe with 24 hour security which can walk you to your dorms if you need.

Details

  • Enrollment
  • 3,812
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $8,004
  • Acceptance rate
  • 80%

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