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.
Find out more about our Military Science/ROTC
department and Army ROTC program
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:
|The SD School of Mines has been designated a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs Magazine for four 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.