Black Hills State University: Admission & Tests

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Here is a brief overview of Black Hills State University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Black Hills State University admission criteria are very easy, in 2015-16 the college accepted 84% of those who apply.

The school does not require you to submit reference letters with your application and doesn't require admission test scores.

Black Hills State University usually will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$20
Black Hills State University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Black Hills State University is $20.00. The graduate application fee is $35.00.

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Ability Test is unusual bit of the application process. Only 6% of applicants at Black Hills State University took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 410 to 520 on Critical Reading, from 410 to 580 on Math, and from 410 to 550 on Writing. Taking these numbers into account, if you got a score above 490 in SAT Critical Reading, 530 in SAT Math, and 510 in SAT Writingthen it should get you accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
380
470
490

SAT Math
380
500
530

SAT Writing
380
480
510

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is a really important bit of the application process at Black Hills State University. 88 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 18 to 24 on Composite, from 16 to 24 on English, and from 16 to 25 on Math. It looks like if you have above 23 in ACT Composite, 22 in ACT English, and 23 in ACT Maththen it will be good enough to get accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
17
21
23

ACT English
15
20
22

ACT Math
15
21
23

Contact Admissions

Phone
(800)
255-2478
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Black Hills State University, please contact the college directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (800) 255-2478 or check Black Hills State University Website

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