Cultural Diversity

The South Dakota School of Mines is an international community of scholars -- with students, faculty and staff from more than 40 countries.  This diversity adds to the SD Mines educational experience as individuals from different backgrounds and different cultural perspectives learn together and work together towards solutions and achievements.

By The Numbers

The SD Mines Office of Multicultural Affairs led a study of campus diversity.  View the Diversity Report that resulted from this work.

Institutional support is available for a wide variety of groups.  The Ivanhoe International Center helps students from around the globe integrate into the School of Mines experience.  The Office of Multicultural Affairs supports the needs of Native American, African American, Latino/a, Asian and underrepresented student demographics.   

SDSMT International Center Students

Ivanhoe International Center

The Ivanhoe International Center helps students from all over the world join and succeed at the SD School of Mines & Technology.

SDSMT Office of Multicultural Affairs

Office of Multicultural Affairs

The Office of Multicultural Affairs supports students from diverse backgrounds and enriches the campus experience at SD Mines.  

Military students, both veteran students and those planning a military career, find support and resources at the Veteran's Resource Center.

A variety of international, professional, and campus student organizations are available as well.  Events like the annual Cultural Expo and the Dewali celebration, produced by the India Club, draw enthusiastic participation from the campus and the Rapid City community.

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