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Undergraduate Admissions

SD Mines is a STEM university, with curriculum that allows you to jump into your major from day one. At Mines, we expect you to break things, build things, explore your passions, and invent tomorrow.

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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.

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Best Engineering University

SD Mines was ranked as the #1 engineering university in the country by College Factual. Our affordable price, competitive scholarships, high placement rate and starting salary make our university a great return on investment.

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The SD Mines virtual tour captures our unique campus using vibrant imagery, VR360 tours, and video which allows you to enjoy panoramic views of our beautiful campus from the convenience of your own device.

MINES HEADLINES

SD Mines Again Ranks as the Best Engineering School in the Country for Return on Investment

In its 2020 rankings, the organization College Factual places South Dakota School of Mines & Technology as the best engineering school for the money out of 302 similar institutions across the United States.

2D Materials, Biofilm and Microbial Research at SD Mines Brings in $32 Million in National Science Foundation Grants

In the past three years, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $32 million in funding for research led by faculty at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology that expands human understanding of the microbial world.

Monitoring the Deep–Arrays of Seismometers Give Geoscientists New Insights into Earthquakes and Volcanic Eruptions

Research teams at SD Mines comprised of undergraduate and graduate students and led by Kevin Ward, Ph.D., have deployed seismometer arrays at a fault zone in Alaska and a volcano in California.

SD Mines Reports 97% Placement Rate

New placement numbers for SD Mines show 97 percent of 2017-18 graduates landed employment specifically in their career fields or are pursuing graduate degrees. Some universities consider any employment in job placement statistics, but Mines only includes major-related employment.   

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Get Involved

100+ student clubs and organizations offer opportunities to meet new people and learn new things, and begin friendships that can last a lifetime. Explore the options at our Mines Link website.
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SD Mines High Return On Investment

Best Engineering University

SD Mines was ranked as the #1 engineering university in the country by College Factual. Our affordable price, competitive scholarships, high placement rate and starting salary make our university a great return on investment.
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STEAM Cafe Series

Steam Café Series

SD Mines continues its partnership with South Dakota Public Broadcasting and Hay Camp Brewing Company to host the STEAM Café, a series of free informal talks on topics ranging from cutting edge research to history.
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The SD Mines virtual tour captures our unique campus using vibrant imagery, VR360 tours, and video and allows you to enjoy 360° panoramic views of our beautiful campus from the convenience of your own computer or mobile device.
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