Do the extraordinary with any of our 19 STEM degrees

Do the extraordinary with any of our 19 STEM degrees


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.


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?

At Mines, you’ll get the knowledge and real-world experience to help you land a job. Graduates earn an average starting salary topping $61,000, making Mines a great return on investment.

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Experience SD Mines

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.


Students Named To Fall 2018 Dean’s List

For the fall 2018 semester, 633 South Dakota School of Mines & Technology students were named to the Dean’s List. In order to merit a spot on the Dean’s List, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester. Full-time students must have earned a minimum of 12 credit hours for the term, while part-time students must have earned between three and 11 credit hours that term.  

SD Mines Offers New Biomedical Engineering Degree

SD Mines is partnering with the University of South Dakota to offer a collaborative undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering. 

Out-of-State Students Pay In-State Tuition Under New Program

Beginning the summer of 2019, new freshmen and new transfer students from North Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Wyoming, Montana and Colorado will pay in-state tuition to attend SD Mines. 

SD Mines holds 178th commencement Dec. 15

SD Mines will hold its 178th commencement at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center theater. The ceremony will be livestreamed at:
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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2019 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 2019 Camps! Register Today! 
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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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CTA Research at Mines

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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