See for yourself why students choose Mines.

See for yourself why students choose Mines.


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.


High Return on Investment

College Factual ranks SD Mines as the#1 engineering school for the money in the United States. Our affordable tuition and high starting salaries provide 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.


Poised to Boom: Capitalizing on Big Ideas at a Small University

When it comes to creating new ideas and products, faculty at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology produce a fantastic return on investment. The numbers show that Mines faculty are three times more inventive than the national average.

SD Mines Again Ranks as the Best College Investment in the Country

The organization College Factual ranks SD Mines the best engineering school for the money out of 302 engineering schools in the United States.

Want to be a doctor? 10 reasons to get an engineering degree 1st

From creating artificial bones with 3D printers to doing robotic surgeries, the healthcare field is changing dramatically due to booming technology. Who better to deal with this new technology than engineer doctors?

Active Duty Military Personnel to Receive Tuition Break

The Board of Regents approved a new undergraduate rate that is no higher than the federal tuition reimbursement rate for active duty military. The reduced rate can total $130 dollars in savings per credit hour at SD Mines.

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Go To Mines Campus Open House

Join Us at Go To Mines

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. Upcoming dates: June 14, July 20, October 19 and November 9. RSVP Online
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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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2019 Summer Camps

Summer Camps at SD Mines 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! The camps are fill up fast, register today! 
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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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