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Is BHSU a Good School for the Money?

Above Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$99,903 Avg Total Cost

Black Hills State University Value Report

College Factual's Best for the Money Rankings compare the quality of a BHSU degree with its cost to determine if the school is asking a fair price. Read the BHSU annual value report below.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Below Average National Quality
Good Price

Black Hills State University is ranked #705 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Compared to other schools of similar quality, Black Hills State University is priced well for the kind of quality provided and is thus a good value according to College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking.

National Value Ranking  705 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  68.54 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

SchoolTotal PriceValue Grade

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $99,903 for a BHSU Degree

The average BHSU student's degree will cost an estimated $99,903. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $21,718 and a typical 4.6 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost$21,718
Average Years to Graduate4.6
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$99,903

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average BHSU student takes 4.6 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your BHSU degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$75,730 In-State With Aid
$110,478 Avg Cost No Aid
4.6 Years to Graduate

The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how BHSU value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$110,478#0F
All Students$99,903#705B
Only Students Receiving Aid$86,977#1,457D
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$99,231#F
All Students$88,656#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$75,730#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of South Dakota.

About 92% of BHSU students receive financial aid. Get more details on what BHSU financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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