Get the degrees and skills employers want.


Get the degrees and skills employers want.



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.


Mines Programming Team Travels to Russia to Train at Elite Boot Camp

In preparation for the 2017 International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals, known as the Olympics of computer science, the SD Mines Programming Team is now training at the renowned Russian programming boot camp – the site that has trained the world champions for the past five years.

$200,000 Grant Boosts Economic Development Research

A new $200,000 grant will support Mines research intended  for economic development in South Dakota. The new grant will enhance two research endeavors affiliated with the Sanford Lab and another that will help commercialize a biomass liquefaction process developed at Mines.
Photo: Dr. Reichenbacher and Dr. Schnee show high school students the low-radon lab.

New Master of Engineering to Prepare Professionals for Management

SD Mines will offer a brand-new Master of Engineering degree beginning fall 2016, designed for engineers employed in or preparing to enter technical management roles in business and industry. A professional degree with a substantive management component, the program will also support engineers in maintaining or obtaining licensure, while strengthening their leadership skills.

Mines Placement at 98 Percent, Salaries Top $63,000

New placement figures for Mines show 98 percent of 2014-15 graduates have secured employment with an average starting salary of $63,503 or are pursuing graduate degrees. Ten of the 16 majors had 100 percent placement rates, with the vast majority of students electing to go directly into industry, working at Google, Microsoft, Medtronic, NASA, SpaceX, Keurig and more. Almost 40 percent of graduates are staying in South Dakota, to continue advanced studies or contribute to the economic development of the state.
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Accelerate Your Future

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 foward your education.
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Pre-Health Program at Mines

Pre-Health Pathways

The new 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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CTA Welcome Week

Welcome Week

Fun and informative activities help you settle in, get organized, and get acquainted with the university and the area. Make new friends, meet faculty and staff, and have some fun along the way! 
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CTA Mines Advantage

Mines Advantage

In today’s world, employers expect graduates to hit the ground running. With experiences ranging from global diversity to career preparation, Mines Advantage gives you the edge. 
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