International Students Admissions
We are happy you are interested in applying to the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. In any given year, international students make up 5-12 percent of the student population. We also have faculty members from all over the world. The School of Mines community includes people of diverse backgrounds and viewpoints who collaborate together for advancement in science and engineering.
SD Mines is an Exceptional Return on Investment
South Dakota School of Mines offers an exceptional
Return on Investment, which was featured in three top national media outlets. Articles in the Wall Street Journal (March 1), Forbes (March 5) and CNN Money (March 10) highlighted SD Mines as being a great investment for students. The university's placement rate is 98 percent, with an average early-career salary for graduates of $65,600.
(Learn more about Mines Education Value)
The Ivanhoe International Center
The Ivanhoe International Center (IIC) was established in 1994 and provides a broad program of services is provided to international students by the IIC, whether they are just beginning the admissions process or established students. Find out more about the
Ivanhoe International Center.
English Proficiency Requirements
All international applicants must provide evidence of their proficiency with the English language, unless English is the native language of their home country.
Find out more about
English proficiency requirements here.
Need Help? We're Here for You
If you have questions about, or need assistance with, the admissions process for international students, contact the Ivanhoe International Center at (605) 394-6884 or email
International@sdsmt.edu. We are here to help.