Unmatched in Value. High Return on Investment.

GO TO MINES

Unmatched in Value. High Return on Investment.

GO TO MINES

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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.

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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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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.

MINES HEADLINES

SD Mines Mobilizes Students to Serve on MLK Jr. Holiday

SD Mines student volunteers during the MLK Day of Service will collect food and cash donations at local grocery stores, joining hundreds of thousands of Americans across the country in volunteer service.

SD Mines Ranks as One of Best Universities for Veterans

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has been ranked 27th out of 140 four-year universities in the recently released 2018 Military Times Best Colleges listing.

SD Mines Paleontologist Lands NSF Grant to Increase Diversity in Earth Sciences

Darrin Pagnac, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Geology and Geological Engineering Department at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is the principle investigator of a multi-institution team receiving a National Science Foundation (NSF) award of $400,000 that aims to boost diversity in the geosciences.

3 Mines Students Awarded Prestigious ASME scholarships

Three SD Mines students were awarded prestigious ASME Foundation scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year.

SD Board of Regents Approves Tuition Awards for SD Mines Students from Colorado and Nebraska

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is offering in-state tuition awards for qualifying new freshmen and transfer students from Nebraska and Colorado starting in the fall of 2018.
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Scholarship Deadline 2018

Mark Your Calendar

If you're applying to be an SD Mines freshman next year, be sure to get your scholarship application in no later than January 15, 2018 for priority consideration. Don't miss this important deadline.
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Haliburton Youth Workshops

How old is a fossil? What causes a tornado? What makes a material fail? Learn all about it in the 2018-2019 Haliburton Initiatives youth workshops! Workshops include topics like Girls Leadership, Metallurgy and STEM Exploration.  
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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 2017 Camps! 
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