For certain circumstances, a different application form is needed. If you have questions about which is the right application for you to use, other steps needed to complete your application, or any other part of the process, please contact the Office of Admissions. These applications need to be downloaded, completed and signed, and mailed to:
Office of Admissions
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
501 E. Saint Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology offers a dual enrollment program so talented and motivated students can pick up college credits while still in high school. High school students who wish to take courses at School of Mines should begin by contacting the Admissions Office at School of Mines and then the Principal’s Office or Guidance Office at the high school they are currently attending to receive the high school’s approval to participate. To apply for Dual Enrollment, use the School of Mines Dual Enrollment Form and also the Non-Degree Seeking Application.
Dual Enrollment Form (pdf)
Non-degree Seeking Application
Non-Degree Seeking Student
A student who desires to take classes at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology without being classified as a degree-seeking student must complete the Application for Non-degree Seeking Student. Non-degree seeking students are limited to enrolling in no more than 30 credit hours of courses without becoming a degree-seeking student. To verify prerequisites, non-degree seeking students may be required to submit an official copy of their previous college transcript(s). Non-degree seeking students are not eligible to receive financial aid.
Submit your "Non-Degree Seeking" Application ONLINE
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology offers courses that meet requirements for nursing at South Dakota State University (4-year baccalaureate degree B.S.N.) and the University of South Dakota (2-year associate degree A.D.N.).
Students interested in earning a nursing degree from SDSU or USD need to apply to the degree-granting university. More information on Nursing.