#1 Engineering School for
Return on Investment
and Starting Salaries

#1 Engineering School for
Return on Investment
and Starting Salaries

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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.

Virtual Tour

Visit our Campus Virtually!

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.

MINES HEADLINES

South Dakota Mines Goes to Online Classes

As the COVID-19 virus further impacts the state, region and country, the South Dakota Board of Regents announced effective immediately that all public university courses will continue by remote delivery through the remainder of the spring semester. Face-to-face instruction will not resume this semester. 

The Quest to Control the Voxel and the 3D Printing Revolution to Come

Researchers at South Dakota Mines are learning to manipulate the basic properties of innovative materials to enable revolutionary new products.

South Dakota Mines Physics Students Win National Recognition

The South Dakota Mines chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has won an Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS National Office. This is the fourth year in a row the chapter has been recognized for its excellence.

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Go To Mines Campus Open House

Go To Mines - June 12

Join us at the Go To Mines Open House. 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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South Dakota Mines Alumni Group

Alumni Reunion

The five-year reunion for all Mines alumni will be held on campus and around the Black Hills July 8-12, 2020. Early registration ends May 31.  
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South Dakota Mines Research

Why Mines?

SD Mines is South Dakota’s premier STEM university, highly regarded by industry for producing talented engineers, scientists and professionals. You'll learn from some of the best professors in the country and experience hands-on learning opportunities. 
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CTA South Dakota Mines Summer Camps Scholarships Available

2020 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 2020 Camps!
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