Generally, Black Hills State University is a somewhat selective school. Approximately 2,100 applications are received by Black Hills State University annually. With regards to the overall acceptance rate, it tends to be around 84 percent which equals about 1,800 students being accepted to the institution. Around 29 % of the 1,800 students who received the acceptance letter from Black Hills State University made the decision to enroll. The ratio of the applicants who submitted their applications is 35% and 64% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 67% were typically women preferred Black Hills State University after receiving the acceptance letter and 32% were men.

Applicants are requested to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Black Hills State University when filling out the application. Most often, an ACT score between 18 - 24 or an SAT score between 970 - 1,170 is the range that applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, and Dual credit. Black Hills State University’s undergraduate application fee is $20. To submit your application to Black Hills State University, you will need to send these required documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, Secondary school rank, and a Secondary school record.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2019 Admissions Cycle
Applications
2,129
Male 759
Female 1,370

 

Acceptance
1,788
Male 608
Female 1,180

 

Enrollment Total
524
Male 170
Female 354


Acceptance Rate
84%
Male
80.1%
Female
86.1%

 

Yield
29.3%
Male
28%
Female
30%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$20


Graduate

$35



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school rank
    Secondary school record



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