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Black Hills State University Bachelor’s in General Psychology

The main focus area for this major is General Psychology. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

General Psychology is a major offered under the psychology program of study at Black Hills State University. Here, you’ll find out more about the major bachelor’s degree program in psychology, including such details as the number of graduates, ethnicity of students, related majors and concentrations, and more.

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Rankings for the BHSU Bachelor’s in Psychology

#854 in the U.S
#5 in South Dakota

Each year, we produce a number of different types of college rankings to help students decide which school is the best fit for them. The bachelor's program at BHSU was ranked #854 on College Factual's Best Schools for psychology list. It is also ranked #5 in South Dakota.

Here are some of the other rankings for BHSU.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 659
Most Focused Colleges for General Psychology 754
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 810
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 822
Best General Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 822
Best General Psychology Schools 854
Best Value Colleges for General Psychology 854
Most Popular Colleges for General Psychology 981

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Psychology from BHSU Cost?

$8,672 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)
$27,000 Average Student Debt

BHSU Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time undergraduate students at BHSU paid an average of $391 per credit hour if they came to the school from out-of-state. In-state students paid a discounted rate of $289 per credit hour. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for undergraduates.

In State Out of State
Tuition $7,541 $10,611
Fees $1,131 $1,131
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,200
On Campus Room and Board $7,200 $7,200
On Campus Other Expenses $4,500 $4,500

Learn more about BHSU tuition and fees.

BHSU Psychology Bachelor’s Student Debt

One factor in determining the overall cost in a degree is to consider how much in student loans you’ll have to take out. Students who received their bachelor’s degree at BHSU in Psychology walked away with an average of $27,000 in student debt. That is 11% higher than the national average of $24,315.


How Much Can You Make With a Bachelor’s in Psychology From BHSU?

$25,500 Average Salary
Below Average Earnings Boost

The median early career salary of psychology students who receive their bachelor’s degree from BHSU is $25,500 per year. That is 9% lower than the national average of $27,969.


Does BHSU Offer an Online Bachelor’s in Psychology?

BHSU does not offer an online option for its psychology bachelor’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the BHSU Online Learning page.

BHSU Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Psychology

24 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
91.7% Women
16.7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 24 bachelor’s degrees in psychology awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 91.7% of the students who received their Bachelor’s in psychology in 2019-2020 were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 79.3%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 16.7% of psychology bachelor’s degree recipients at BHSU in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 43%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 20
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Bachelor’s in Psychology Focus Areas at BHSU

General Psychology students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
General Psychology 24


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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