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.


Register for Community Design Projects 1 for Spring

The new EPICS program at SD Mines provides the opportunity to earn both academic credit and team-building skills while working on real  science and engineering projects that benefit real communities.  Current projects include building tiny houses, food production initiatives, and projects to benefit the Rapid City Arts Council.  EPICS information sessions will be held December 7th and 9th at noon, in CB203.

SD Mines to Host College Preparedness Workshop for American Indian Students

SD Mines will host a "Know Before 'U' Go" workshop for American Indian prospective students and their families from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the Surbeck Center. The free workshop will share how to prepare a successful college application, tips on transitioning from high school to college, and how to afford a degree, including scholarships specifically for American Indian students.​

This Year’s Holiday Parade of Trees will be ‘Frosty’

Community members are invited to vote on their favorite trees and edible designs at the annual holiday Parade of Trees and display of gingerbread creations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Surbeck Center ballroom. The price of admission is a canned food donation. The Parade of Trees runs from Dec. 5-9 and is open to the campus community throughout the week. This year’s theme is “A Frosty Kind of Holiday.”


Speaker Series Features Scientists from National Labs, Universities

This year’s Chemical & Biological Engineering speaker series will feature scientists, medical doctors and entrepreneurs from national laboratories, elite research universities and hospitals. The public is invited to all presentations, which will include topics such as energy conversion and generation, nanomaterials, health science, biomedical engineering, catalysis and reaction engineering and the Earth’s climate.

Logar Recognized as Tau Beta Pi National Mentor

Longtime Mines computer science professor Toni Logar, Ph.D., has received the Tau Beta Pi McDonald Mentor Award. The national engineering honor society presents the award to one educator each year to celebrate excellence in mentoring.


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Online Viewbook

New Online Viewbook

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

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 2017 Scholarship Deadline

Mark Your Calendar!

If you're applying to be an SD Mines freshman next year, be sure to get your scholarship application in no later than January 15, 2017 for priority consideration. Don't miss this important deadline.
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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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