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The American Council on Education (ACE) provides useful resources for future and current veteran students, including an online toolkit.

Veteran/Military Students

Whether you're here at the School of Mines participating in the Military Science/ROTC program, or a veteran student pursuing post-military education, you'll find a receptive and supportive community and resources especially for you.

Military Students  

Military Students

Find out more about our Military Science/ROTC department and Army ROTC program.
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Veteran Students

Visit our Veterans Resource Center and see what sets us apart as a great choice for veteran students.

The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has been consistently recognized as a great school for active military and veteran students:

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The SD School of Mines has been designated a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs Magazine for five consecutive years. The School of Mines ranks #2 nationally in Military Times Edge Magazine's "Best for Vets" Colleges" survey. Mines was recognized in Dec. of 2011 with this prestigous award for its support of the Guard and Reserve.  Read  statement.

The Rapid City/Black Hills community is also very military-friendly, with nearby Ellsworth Air Force base playing an important cultural and economic role in the community.


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Contact the Registrar's Office for assistance with VA Education Benefits (GI Bill)