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November 16, 2019 11:03 PM
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• Category
• Online since
• Age
28 years, 3 months, 18 days
• Alexa Rank
#362.022, is in the world's top 1 million websites
• Owner
Black Hills State University (See more)


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Title Tag
Black Hills State University - Spearfish, South Dakota
Length: 54 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
Black Hills State University's homepage. The homepage provides links to important pages and websites for students. Information is given about graduate programs, online programs, international programs, and Black Hills State University-Rapid City.
Length: 246 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Black Hills State University - Spearfish, South Dakota

Black Hills State University's homepage. The homepage provides links to important pages and websites for students. Information is given about graduate programs, onli...

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Black Hills State University - Spearfish, South Dakota

Black Hills State University's homepage. The homepage provides links to important pages and websites for students. Information is...

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URL Resolve

No 301 redirects are in place to redirect traffic to your preferred domain. Pages that load successfully both with and without www. are treated as duplicate content! Not all versions of your page point to the same URL.

URL Parameters
Great, the domain URLs look clean.
Attribute Value
viewport width=device-width, initial-scale = 1.0, maximum-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no


The owner has associated the following topics to the website.

The results of our semantic analysis are shown below using the website's language.

They are the main concepts covered by

Each concept has a confidence score. The higher it is, the more important the topic is relative to the page.

Black Hills State University Confidence: 88% Arrow up

Black Hills State University (BHSU) is the U.S. state of South Dakota's third largest public university, offering both undergraduate and graduate programs.

The campus is located in Spearfish.

Close to 4,500 students attend classes at this campus, as well as sites in Rapid City, Pierre, and through distance offerings.

Enrollment comes from all 66 counties in South Dakota, 44 states, and 29 countries.

BHSU is governed by the South Dakota Board of Regents.

Spearfish, South Dakota Confidence: 87% Arrow up

Spearfish (Lakota: hočhápȟe) is a city in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States.

The population was 10,494 at the 2010 census.

Rapid City, South Dakota Confidence: 75% Arrow up

Rapid City ("Swift Water City") is the second-largest city in South Dakota (after Sioux Falls) and the county seat of Pennington County.

Named after Rapid Creek, on which the city is established, it is set against the eastern slope of the Black Hills mountain range.

The population was 67,956 as of the 2010 Census.

Known as the "Gateway to the Black Hills" and the "City of Presidents", it is split by a low mountain ridge that divides the western and eastern parts of the city.

Ellsworth Air Force Base is located on the outskirts of the city.

Camp Rapid, a part of the South Dakota Army National Guard, is located in the western part of the city.

The historic "Old West" town of Deadwood is nearby.

In the neighboring Black Hills are the popular tourist attractions of Mount Rushmore, the Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer State Park, and Wind Cave National Park.

Internet Confidence: 65% Arrow
Website Confidence: 64% Arrow

WEBSITE SPEED website speed is very slow. Page speed is important for visitors and search engines.

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Page Loading Time


This domain loads at the median speed of 1.5 seconds.

Speed Percentile

57% is faster than approximately 57 percent of the web. Your website page speed needs to be as fast as you can make it, without compromising the customer experience.

A good goal to achieve is a loading time of 2 seconds on desktop and mobile devices.


This website is ranked #362.022 by Alexa.

This rank is traffic based. The lower the rank is, the better the domain is ranked.

Daily visitors by country

  • daily visitors distribution - Total: 2 countries
  • Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America (54.8%)
  • Flag for IndiaIndia (22.4%)
  • Flaf icon for other countryOthers (22.8%)

Traffic country ranks

Country Rank
Flag for United States of AmericaUnited States of America #144.312
Flag for IndiaIndia #169.920


Doctype HTML 4.01 Arrow Responsive website, mobile-friendly. Arrow

Mobile Rendering

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Main colors used

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  • 27% #f0f0f0
  • 25% #ffffff
  • 12% #102010
  • 6% #403030
  • 6% #e0e0e0
  • 4% #103020
  • 4% #ffc030
  • 2% #804010
  • 2% #f0d040
  • 1% #907020
  • 1% #205030
  • 1% #f0d080

Text/code ratio's text/code ratio is 4.78%. It's a bit low. Consider raising it by adding more text content of value for your visitors, or keeping your code clean.
Text / Code Ratio 4.78%

A good text to HTML ratio is anywhere from 25 to 70%.

This percentage refers to the visible text ratio, as opposed to HTML elements, image tags and other non-visible information.

Main HTML tags

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  • <H1> 6
  • <H2> 33
  • <H3> 4
  • <H4> 3
  • <H5> 0
  • <H6> 0
Top level heading
The four seasons capıtal of south dakota
Become a yellow jacket
Take the next step

For a better readability, only the first 20 <H2> tags are shown below.

2nd level heading
The possibilities
Arts &humanities
Behavioral sciences
Graduate studies
3rd level heading
Apply now
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Bhsu rapıd cıty
4th level heading
Common searches
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  • Facebook iconFacebook
  • Total Engagement 25
  • Likes 0
  • Shares 25
  • Comments 0
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0


Registration Date 06/20/1994 28 years, 3 months, 18 days ago
Last Modified 07/09/2019 3 years, 2 months, 29 days ago
Expiration Date 07/31/2022 Expired


Server map
  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • South Dakota State Government
  • IP Address
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • South Dakota , Spearfish
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 44.4965 : -103.871


The owner's whois contact information is public.
Black Hills State University
Unit 9665 1200 University
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