Our Students Enjoy Faculty


Our Students Enjoy Faculty



Undergraduate Admissions

At Mines we don't have large lectures led by graduate students, just hands-on education and real world experience. Students interned with 240 employers in 39 states last year alone.


Graduate Admissions

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


Why Mines?

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.


Judges Needed for Science & Engineering Fair

SD Mines is seeking judges for the 2017 High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair. The fair will be Tuesday, March 28, beginning with check-in from 7:30-8 a.m. Judging will wrap up at noon. Lunch will be provided afterward from noon-1 p.m. 

SD Mines Mechanical Engineers Partner with Stevens High School in Hands-On Education Program

Students and professors in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology are partnering with Rapid City Stevens High School students in a new hands-on education effort to prepare the next generation of engineers and skilled technicians.

SD Mines Hosts 93 Employers for Spring Career Fair

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology hosted 93 employers for the annual spring Career Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the King Center in the Goodell Gym. The event was open to Mines students and alumni.  

1:00 PM - 7:30 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Join Us at Go To Mines

Go To Mines

Join us March 24, 2018 at Go To Mines to talk with professors one-on-one, learn about our research, explore campus and the dorms, get insider tips on campus life, the application process, scholarships, and financial aid.
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Join Us at the Cultural Expo

Cultural Expo

The 2018 SD Mines Cultural expo celebrates our cultural and international diversity through displays, food, and entertainment. The event is open to the public on Saturday, April 07, 2018 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the Surbeck Ballroom.   
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Research at Mines

We search for dark matter a mile underground, engineer solutions for the developing world, and launch research-fueled start-ups and industry partnerships to spark economic development at home and abroad. 
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2018 Summer Camps

Our summer camps are designed to be fun and hands-on, and are for high school students (grades 9 - 12). Registration is available now for our 2017 Camps! 
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