Get the degrees and skills employers want.


Get the degrees and skills employers want.



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.


Sanford Donation to Horatio Alger Association Benefits SD Mines Students

A $30 million endowment gift from South Dakota philanthropist T. Denny Sanford to the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc. will benefit students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology and other select universities through the Horatio Alger-Denny Sanford Scholarship Program. 

Museum of Geology Kids Zone Features New Activities

The newly renovated Kids Zone in the Museum of Geology, located on the campus of South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, is open and ready to captivate its young visitors with hands-on science. 

SD Mines Ranks as One of Best Universities for Veterans

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has been ranked 27th out of 140 four-year universities in the recently released 2018 Military Times Best Colleges listing.

SD Mines Paleontologist Lands NSF Grant to Increase Diversity in Earth Sciences

Darrin Pagnac, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Geology and Geological Engineering Department at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is the principle investigator of a multi-institution team receiving a National Science Foundation (NSF) award of $400,000 that aims to boost diversity in the geosciences.
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Engineers Week eWeek 2018

Engineers Week (E Week)

Come see all the fun in science and engineering during E-week 2018! Events include Myth Busters with Science Steve, a NASA Presentation, The Dream Big Film and Engineering & Science Day campus tours and more!
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Haliburton Youth Workshops

How old is a fossil? What causes a tornado? What makes a material fail? Learn all about it in the 2018-2019 Haliburton Initiatives youth workshops! Workshops include topics like Girls Leadership, Metallurgy and STEM Exploration.  
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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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