Take a closer look at the Hardrock life.

Take a closer look at the Hardrock life.


STEM is Our Specialty

Our programs are 100% STEM-focused. Here, you will break things, build things, and invent tomorrow. 


We are Adventurous

When in comes to life outside the classroom, our one-of-kind location offers the best of all worlds.


We are a Smart Investment

South Dakota Mines places among the top universities in the state and nation, affirming we are a best-in-class STEM university.


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Take a closer look at the Hardrock life.  Schedule a campus visit or take a virtual tour to experience our amazing community.

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Lessons of Yellowstone Flooding: University Researchers Capture Data

Teams of first responders were mobilized in the hours and days after the 2022 Yellowstone Flood. Among them was a specialized group of scientists and engineers at Mines who study civil infrastructure.

South Dakota Mines Names Students to Spring 2023 Academic Recognition and Dean’s Lists

South Dakota Mines has honored 618 students in the Spring 2023 semester for academic excellence.

South Dakota Mines Expands CAMP with Three New Teams

South Dakota Mines CAMP, a student-centered, hands-on engineering program, is adding three new teams: the Moonrockers, the Mines Association of Rocketeers (MARS) and the Unmanned Aerial Systems Team (UAS).


We are Driven

STEM can change the world. Tackle society’s toughest challenges through research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.


We are Hands-On

Learn by doing in makerspaces, labs, and through internships and co-ops. Real-world experiences lead to great career opportunities.


We are Successful

Graduates go on to work for Fortune 500 companies. 97% placement in field of study and average starting salaries over $68,000.


We are a Family

Build a lifelong network of friends and learn from faculty who are exceptional mentors. We believe collaboration and support lead to success for all.

Build it.

Break it.

Create it.

Join our community of innovators forging their own path to what's next.

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