Our Students Enjoy Faculty


Our Students Enjoy Faculty



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.


What is SD Mines all about?

Our new online viewbook captures in images and video just how unique the SD Mines experience is. Hands on and high tech! -- see how Mines provides academic adventure and challenge.


GenCyber Camp for High School Girls at SD Mines Inspires the Next Generation of U.S. Cyber Security Experts

An all-girl cybersecurity summer camp at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is free to accepted participants, thanks to a grant from the National Security Agency (NSA) GenCyber program. The NSA GenCyber program helps direct a diverse group of young people toward cybersecurity careers that are critical to national and economic security. 

Mines Moonrockers Team Ranks Among Top 10 at NASA Competition

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Moonrockers team took home 7th place at the 2018 NASA Robotic Mining Competition held May 14-18, at the Kennedy Space Center. The annual event brings together more than 50 college teams and 500 students from around the country. The Mines Moonrockers team placed ahead of schools like Colorado School of Mines, Virginia Tech, Vanderbilt and Texas A&M.

Alumni Bestows Largest Gift in School History for Alumni Conference Center on Mines Campus

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has received a $3 million donation, the largest gift in school history, from Larry and Linda Pearson for an Alumni and Conference Center to be built adjacent to the campus. Construction will begin immediately, with an expected completion date of Sept. 1, 2019. 

SD Mines Ranks Among Top Universities for STEM Education Programs from High School to Graduate Students

Three organizations have recently ranked the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology among the best schools in the state and nation. Mines is recognized not only for college and graduate level courses but also for top pre-college summer camps that promote STEM (Science, Technology Engineering and Math) education.

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SD Mines Family Weekend 2018

SD Mines Family Weekend

Family Weekend is held Fri-Sat. Oct. 12-13, 2018. This is an excellent time to visit with 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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Join Us at Go To Mines

Go To Mines July 21

Join us Saturday, July 21, 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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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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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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