Unmatched in Value. High Return on Investment.

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Unmatched in Value. High Return on Investment.

GO TO MINES

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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.

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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.

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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 HEADLINES

In Memory of Benjamin Authier; Service Arrangements

Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the family and friends of Benjamin Authier, who lost his life on August 7th as a result of a scuba diving accident at Hippie Hole located in the Black Hills. Benjamin was a senior chemical engineering major from Vivian, SD. 

SD Mines Offers New Mining Class for Caterpillar Employees

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is launching a new and unique 30 week-long Mining Practitioner Program that provides Caterpillar employees from a non-mining background a comprehensive understanding of the mining industry.

SD Mines Researchers Play Integral Part in Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) at Sanford Lab

Researchers Conduct First Low-energy Particle Accelerator Beam Underground in the United States

Nuclear astrophysicists, led by principal investigator and SD Mines professor Frank Strieder, have successfully created the first low-energy particle accelerator beam deep underground in the United States, bringing them one step closer to understanding how the elements of our universe are built.
EVENTS
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Get Hardrocker Ready

The first step to a fantastic future starts with New Student Orientation. See the programs designed to help you prepare for life at Mines from academics to extracurriculars and everything in between.
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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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Internship Great Value

It Starts At Mines

Intern at NASA, Pepsi, Michelin, Garmin, or Ford in the US or abroad. Our students do. Find out where a SD Mines education can take you. 
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Picture Yourself Here

Take an interactive walking tour of campus with 360-degree panoramic views.
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