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MISSION & VISION

Mission Statement:
新万博app_新万博体育-娱乐*官网@ Hills State University is a regional, comprehensive, public institution that provides access to a higher education for aspiring students. BHSU offers a generous number of baccalaureate and select master’s degrees, generates new knowledge, promotes excellence in teaching and public engagement, and serves as a regional economic leader. Graduates make significant contributions to the workforce and the betterment of their community.

Vision Statement:
新万博app_新万博体育-娱乐*官网@ Hills State University will innovate to provide cutting-edge education, promote student success, be a sustainable campus, and serve as an economic engine for western South Dakota.

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新万博app_新万博体育-娱乐*官网@ Hills State University is a comprehensive regional public university located in Spearfish, northern 新万博app_新万博体育-娱乐*官网@ Hills, South Dakota. We are a small campus that offers a personalized approach to education and where students are well-known and supported by their faculty.

RAPID CITY

新万博app_新万博体育-娱乐*官网@ Hills State University - Rapid City, located just off Interstate 90 at Exit 61, provides a convenient and accessible site for BHSU-RC classes. The 59,000 square foot building includes 21 classrooms, two science labs, two computer labs, a 100-seat lecture hall, seminar and conference rooms, and wireless Internet access throughout.

Both Administrative offices and classes are located in this building. 

Hours: 8:00 am until 5:00 pm Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am until 5:00 pm Friday

Phone: 605.718.4112

Physical Address: 4300 Cheyenne Boulevard, Box Elder, SD 57719

 

BHSU FACTS

ENROLLMENT: 3,425 Students

CAMPUS: 163 acres (includes BHSU-Rapid City)

ATHLETICS: NCAA Division II, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference 

TEAMS: 14 NCAA DII Sports Teams + NIRA Men’s & Women’s Rodeo Team 

MASCOT: Yellow Jacket (Sting) 

SCHOOL COLORS: Green & Gold 

FACULTY WITH TERMINAL DEGREE: 83% 

CLASS STRUCTURE: 99% of classes taught by faculty

HOUSING: 5 Residence Halls (All Co-ed), 8-Building Apartment Complex 

LOCATIONS: Spearfish, Rapid City, and Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota 

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS:56 bachelor's, 5 associate's, 8 master's degree programs, and 23 undergraduate certificates.

STUDENT BODY: 68% resident and 32% non-resident representing all 66 South Dakota counties and 44 other state. 16% of federal cohort are first-generation college students.

GRADUATION: Average of 573 graduates annually

WORKFORCE: 57% of graduates live in South Dakota

ACTIVE ALUMNI: 19,070

FINANCIAL AID: 93% of BHSU freshman students receive assistance 

AFFILIATION: Four-year South Dakota public liberal arts university 

ACCREDITATION: The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and recognized by the Society for Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America.) 

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Updated: December 2022

 

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OUTDOOR PARADISE

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BHSU IS #9

THE 20 BEST COLLEGES FOR OUTDOOR ADVENTURERS

- CollegeChoice.net

 

SPEARFISH IS ONE of

21 OF THE BEST SMALL TOWNS IN AMERICA

- Architectural Digest Magazine

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