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.


SD Mines, Dakota State University Host NSA-Funded GenCyber Summer Camps for Girls

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology and Dakota State University will both host free girls GenCyber security camps on their campuses this summer. These programs are funded by the National Security Agency (NSA), which pays tuition and registration fees for the participants.

Prospective Students Hosted at Go to Mines March 25

High schools students and their families are invited to SDa Mines on Saturday, March 25, to tour departments, residence halls and other facilities and to meet faculty and current students. The in-depth campus visits are open to students of all ages, particularly juniors and seniors exploring their college options.

Aero Design Hosts Flight Night

SD Mines Aero Design team will host Flight Night from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, and Tuesday, April 4, on campus. Students will have the opportunity to tour the lab where the Aero Design team designs and builds its plane, fly the simulator the team trains on to prepare for national competition, watch a flying demonstration and build their own balsa wood plane to take home.

Second Annual STEMinist Star Glow Run to Benefit Girls Inc.

The Women in Science & Engineering (WiSE) and Alpha Omega Epsilon sorority will host the second annual STEMinist Star 3K Glow Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, April 1, to raise money for Girls Inc.

SD Mines Bladesmithing Team’s Viking Sword Wins International Student Competition

The SD Mines Bladesmithing Team has won the grand prize at The Mineral, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) Bladesmithing Competition.
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2017 Summer Camps

2017 Summer Camps

Our summer camps are designed to be fun and hands-on, and are for high school students (grades 9 - 12). Registration is available now for our 2017 Camps!
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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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CTA Science Fair Judges

Calling Science Fair Judges!

SD Mines is seeking judges for the High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair March 28. A record-breaking 700 students have registered. All levels and expertise welcome!
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Workshop for Teachers

Mines invites grade 6-12 math and science teachers to sign up for Computational Astronomy, a workshop to inspire student interest in STEM. Cost covered by a NASA grant. Three dates available.  1 graduate ED credit.
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