Black Hills State University
Black Hills State University, founded in 1883 in Spearfish, South Dakota, is an expensive institution with questionable outcomes. It has a graduation rate of just thirty percent, with over sixty percent of students dropping out without completing their degrees. Approximately nine percent of graduates default on their loans, and the average loan debt is twenty-five thousand dollars. In-state tuition is twenty-two thousand dollars, and out-of-state students pay twenty-five thousand dollars annually. The university was listed as the thirteenth worst school in the nation.