You've done your research and explored your options, and you know Mines is perfect for you. 

Through challenging academics, personal attention, and internship experience – at an unbeatable value – we'll equip you with a transformative education and watch as you change the world.

Be sure to read the Applications Instructions and Admissions Requirements. Once you have applied, complete the application process by submitting the materials listed below.  Applications are not considered complete until ALL required documents are received by the Admissions Office. If you would prefer to send your application by mail, click here for a .pdf of the Undergraduate Admissions Application and submit it to the address listed below.


Still have unanswered questions or need assistance with the application process? We're here to help! Please feel free to contact an Admissions Counselor

The best way to see if the School of Mines is the right place for you is to schedule a visit and see the university for yourself.

To complete your application, please submit the following materials to the university.


  1. $20 application fee
  2. Official transcripts
  3. Official report of ACT and/or SAT scores

Applications sent by mail and all required documents can be mailed to:
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Office of Admissions
501 E St Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD 57701

Financial Aid Reminder:

Remember to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1 (prior to the fall semester you plan to attend). Beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year, the FAFSA may be completed as early as October 1.

Special Application Forms:

Nearly all undergraduates use the Undergraduate Application form (available above).  However, a few other application forms are used for special circumstances. If you are:

  • a high school student seeking Dual Enrollment (wishing to take courses at SDSM&T while still a high school student)
  • a  prospective Nursing student

then please visit our Special Applications webpage for further information and the appropriate application forms   

Find application information for Graduate Students and International Students

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