Black Hills State University

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#11 Overall Score: 89 Best Online Education Programs

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Graduate Education Program Overview

At Black Hills State University, a public institution, all of the online education classes are recorded and archived, so students can access the information on their own time. Ninety-nine percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The application deadline for online education degree programs at Black Hills State University is rolling.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2004-2005
Total enrollment 95
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $400 (in-state)
$400 (out-of-state)
Application deadline rolling
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U.S. News Rankings

Student Engagement rank 2
Student Engagement score 98
Faculty Credentials and Training rank 22
Faculty Credentials and Training score 86
Student Services and Technology rank 67
Student Services and Technology score 54
Admissions Selectivity rank 8
Admissions Selectivity score 70


Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website
Director of admissions Dr. Curtis Card, Assistant VP for Academics
Admissions phone (605) 642-6270
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Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 14 full-time
Part-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online N/A
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 14
Categories of study offered to master's students
Teaching track Yes
Counseling/Psychology track N/A
Administration track N/A
Research/Policy track N/A
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Classes include campus-based students No
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Student Body

Enrollment 95
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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 12
24-7 live tech support No

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $400
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $400
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $400
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $400

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