You'll Fit in at Mines

You'll Fit in at Mines


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.


Call for Science Fair Judges

Support the next generation of #STEM professionals! Come be a judge at the High Plains Regional Science Fair! Ranks Mines Mechanical Engineering Department in Top 10 Nationwide

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology department of Mechanical Engineering has been ranked sixth in the nation by

SD Mines Athletics Will Add Esports Program

Beginning fall 2018 the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Athletics Department is adding a new team to the Hardrocker roster. Esports will be an official competitive sport starting with a varsity League of Legends team.

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.

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 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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2018 Research Symposium

Research at Mines

2018 Research Symposium Graduate and undergraduate students will showcase their research at the annual Research Symposium April 3 in the Surbeck Center. The public is invited. 
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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 2018 Camps! 
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