Unmatched in Value. High Return on Investment.


Unmatched in Value. High Return on Investment.



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.


It's almost Halloween - but this is not a ghost!

The Lattice Light-Sheet Microscope (LLSM) can produce real time 3D video from inside a living cell. There are only a handful of these powerful tools on earth. One of them is at SD Mines!

SD Mines Hosted 150 Employers in Largest Career Fair Ever

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology hosted 150 employers for the annual fall Career Fair. This is the largest number of employers to attend a career fair at Mines.

Prospective Students Hosted at ‘Go to Mines’ Open House Oct. 21 & Nov. 4

Mines will host prospective students during a fall  Go to Mines event. High schools students and their families are invited to South Dakota Mines on Saturday, Oct. 21 & Nov. 4, to tour departments, residence halls and other facilities and to meet faculty and current students.​

SD Mines BuG ReMeDEE Team Lands $6 Million Grant to Study Microbes of the Methane Cycle in Extreme Environments

Researchers at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology have been awarded a $6 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the range of microbes that consume methane in deep and extreme environments. The project is named Building Genome-to-Phenome Infrastructure for Regulating Methane in Deep and Extreme Environments (BuG ReMeDEE).
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SD Mines Family Weekend

SD Mines Family Weekend

The 57th Family Weekend is Fri-Sat., Nov. 3-4, 2017. This is an excellent time to visit your student and meet faculty, staff, and other parents. It is also an opportunity to experience firsthand the many aspects of life on our campus.
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Go To Mines 2017

Go To Mines Oct 21 & Nov 4

The best way to learn if Mines is for you is to attend a "Go To Mines" Open House. Tour campus, meet faculty and students, and see what your future might hold! Our next GTM events happen October 21 & November 4.  
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Internship Great Value

It Starts At Mines

Intern at NASA, Pepsi, Michelin, Garmin, or Ford in the US or abroad. Our students do. Find out where a SD Mines education can take you. 
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Picture Yourself Here

Take an interactive walking tour of campus with 360-degree panoramic views.
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