B.Sc. On Campus


Black Hills State University

48 months
9723 USD/year
11742 USD/year
8672 USD/year
Tuition fee
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As a major of the Psychology at Black Hills State University, you will have the unique opportunity to assist faculty members in conducting psychological research in your area of study as well as develop and conduct your own research all while earning course credit. 


Our majors have presented research at numerous professional psychological conferences at the regional, national, and international levels and have also published research in peer-reviewed scholarly journals. These research experiences have helped our graduates get into numerous Master’s and Doctoral programs throughout the country and have also prepared students for jobs.

  • Small classes
  • Get to know your professors
  • Get valuable experience through conducting research
  • Get valuable experience through internships with community organizations

The Psychology at Black Hills State University has a strong tradition of preparing students who excel in graduate programs and in their careers. Students study human behavior and the psychological, social, and biological processes that relate to that behavior. With a degree in Psychology from BHSU, students are successful in graduate school and in pursuing careers as psychologists, social workers, career counselors, personnel and labor relations specialists, market researchers, and data analysts.

Why earn a psychology degree from BHSU?

  • Apply psychological research first hand by working closely with faculty conducting cutting-edge research.
  • Study with highly qualified faculty who are experienced as instructors and trained in a variety of theoretical perspectives.
  • Participate in internships that allow you to actually work in the field with practicing psychologists.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology
  • Statistics in Psychological Research 
  • Research Methods/Experimental Psychology 
  • Psychology of Abnormal Behavior 
  • Sensation & Perception
  • Principles of Learning & Memory
  • Biological Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Medical Sociology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Complete the following high school courses with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0:

  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of math (algebra or higher level)
  • 3 years of laboratory science
  • 3 years of social science
  • 1 year of fine arts

Students must meet one of the following admissions requirements:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.6
  • Minimum composite ACT of 18 (SAT score of 970 or above)
  • Rank in the top 60% of high school class

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9723 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9723 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    11742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11742 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8672 USD per year during 48 months.

WY, CO, MT, ND, NE, IA Residents (In-State Tuition): $ 8,672

Living costs for Spearfish

1144 - 1990 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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