Unmatched in Value. High Return on Investment.


Unmatched in Value. High Return on Investment.



Undergraduate Admissions

At Mines we don't have large lectures led by graduate students, just hands-on education and real world experience. Students interned with 240 employers in 39 states last year alone.


Graduate Admissions

Gain access to renowned faculty, high-tech facilities, challenging projects, and the resources you need to advance your career and research what matters - here and around the globe.


Why Mines?

What's better than a degree? Graduating with an average starting salary topping $63,000 — one reason the Wall Street Journal named us #1 return on investment nationwide.


Annual Health Fair to Promote Balanced Living

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will host the 19th annual Health and Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. The public is invited to attend.

January Legacy News

Explore the Amazon with Dr. Anderson, watch the video of our Mines "Year in Review," learn how students are taking a day-on during the MLK Jr. holiday, and see pictures of proud graduates at our Winter Commencement.

SD Mines Programming Team Heads to World Finals

An SD Mines computer programming team is headed to the International Collegiate Programming Contest’s (ICPC) World Finals after placing second among 231 teams regionally. This marks the seventh time the university has been invitation to compete internationally.

SD Mines Launches Honors Program

Citizens in and around Rapid City will benefit from engineering projects designed to solve real-world problems through a new undergraduate honors program at SD Mines. Students accepted into the program, which starts next fall, will be part of teams who complete one or more community projects during the course of their degree. Mines seniors have long been tasked with design projects that benefit the community – everything from developing adaptive equipment for people with disabilities to assessing and fixing the drainage around the Black Hills Playhouse, to designing and building a greenhouse, to writing software for the Dahl Museum. ​

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Online Viewbook

Online Viewbook

What is SD Mines all about? Our online viewbook captures in images and video the unique SD Mines experience.  Hands on and high tech! — see how Mines provides academic adventure and challenge.
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CTA Pre-Health

Pre-Health Pathways

The Pre-Health Pathways program provides an important support system for students directed towards future healthcare careers. Available to undergraduates pursuing any degree at Mines.  
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Harvard Business Course

Harvard Business Credential

SD Mines has partnered with Harvard Business School to offer the HBX (CORe) business fundamentals program to SD Mines students who want to add business courses to their science or engineering preparation.
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Accelerated Masters

SD Mines accelerated masters programs enable students to complete both a B.S. and M.S. degree in as little as five years. Available for 11 master's degree programs, it's a strategic way to fast forward your education.
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