About South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, South Dakota, offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. For the 2013-1014 academic year,  the university enrolls 2,640 students from 45 states and 37 countries, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1. The average starting salary for graduates is $62,020 with a 98 percent placement rate.

University Overview

Learn more about the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.  Our University Overview video provides a brief but comprehensive view of what sets Mines apart.

University Overview Video (sub-titled in multiple languages, 8 minutes)