Graduate Tuition and Related Costs
2016-2017 Graduate Tuition and Fees
| Tuition Category
|| South Dakota Resident
|| Non-Resident |
|| Per Credit
|Self-Support (distance courses)
*Annual rates are based on full time enrollment of 9 credits for fall semester and 9 credits for spring semester. Summer enrollment is not included.
Rates listed above include all standard tuition and fees except books. International students are assessed an international student fee of $100 each fall and spring semester, in addition to the credit costs above.
SD Mines undergraduates who remain in South Dakota for their graduate degree qualify for resident tuition status after completion of the bachelor’s degree.
Minnesota residents are eligible for reciprocity benefits if you attend the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Your tuition and fees will be about the same as if you were attending a similar MN school. Reciprocity tuition rates are reviewed yearly, so students should directly contact SD Mines to determine the exact tuition rate.
The Western Regional Graduate Program Reciprocity Agreement (WRGP) makes high-quality, distinctive graduate education available to students living in WICHE states at the resident tuition rate. Click here to see if you qualify.
For federal financial aid purposes, the ECOA Budgets for Full Time Graduate Students include tuition/fees, room/board, books/supplies, tablet PC rental and other miscellaneous costs for personal and travel expenses.
International students can find costs for I-20 requirements here: Costs for International Students.