Get the degrees and skills employers want.


Get the degrees and skills employers want.


CTA Undergraduate Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions

At Mines we don't have large lectures led by graduate students, just hands-on education and real world experience. Students interned at 200 companies in 30 states last year alone.

CTA Graduate Admissions

Graduate Admissions

Gain access to renowned faculty, high-tech facilities, challenging projects, and the resources to advance your career and research what matters - here and around the globe.

CTA Education Value

A Great Education Value

What's better than a degree? Graduating with an average starting salary topping $63,000 — one reason the Wall Street Journal named us #1 return on investment nationwide.


Grants, Joint Initiatives, & Salaries Soar in July’s Legacy News

Learn how Mines has garnered $750,000 to shoot for the stars, new placement and salary figures that have the nation taking note, and what’s prompting the university and its college rival to take to the skies.

Mines Welcomes Large Class of Dakota Corps Scholars

Nearly half of the recipients of the prestigious Dakota Corps Scholarship announced this week will enroll at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in the fall. They will receive full-tuition scholarships to pursue computer science and a variety of engineering majors to meet critical needs occupations within the state.

New Master of Engineering to Prepare Professionals for Management

SD Mines will offer a brand-new Master of Engineering degree beginning fall 2016, designed for engineers employed in or preparing to enter technical management roles in business and industry. A professional degree with a substantive management component, the program will also support engineers in maintaining or obtaining licensure, while strengthening their leadership skills.

Mines Placement at 98 Percent, Salaries Top $63,000

New placement figures for Mines show 98 percent of 2014-15 graduates have secured employment with an average starting salary of $63,503 or are pursuing graduate degrees. Ten of the 16 majors had 100 percent placement rates, with the vast majority of students electing to go directly into industry, working at Google, Microsoft, Medtronic, NASA, SpaceX, Keurig and more. Almost 40 percent of graduates are staying in South Dakota, to continue advanced studies or contribute to the economic development of the state.
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Harvard Business Course

Harvard Business Credential

SD Mines has partnered with Harvard Business School to offer the HBX (CORe) business fundamentals program to SD Mines students who want to add business courses to their science or engineering preparation.

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Pre-Health Program at Mines

Pre-Health Pathways

The new Pre-Health Pathways program provides an important support system for students directed towards future healthcare careers.  Available to undergraduates pursuing any degree at Mines.
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Accelerate Your Future

SD Mines accelerated masters programs enable students to complete both a B.S. and M.S. degree in as little as five years.  Available for 11 master's degree programs, it's a strategic way to fast foward your education.
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Master of Engineering

Our new Master of Engineering degree is a coursework-only professional program with a management component for engineers employed in or preparing to enter technical management roles in business and industry.
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