Graduate Education

Research Programs

STEM Leadership

Graduate programs at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology reflect our commitment to leadership in science and engineering and our belief that the role of engineers and scientists is crucial to the advancement of society. South Dakota Mines is well-known in academic and industry circles, in the nation and abroad, for the quality education provided and the outstanding return on investment for education dollars invested. We invite you to learn more about graduate programs offered here and to contact us whenever you have questions or need additional information.

Grad Ed Future Students


Requirements, forms, deadlines, instructions

Grad Ed Current Students


Resources for current South Dakota Mines grad students.

Grad Ed Intl Students


Resources for international graduate students.

Grad Ed Programs


Resources for students who served our country.

Are Graduate Studies for You?

For many who pursue education in science and engineering, an undergraduate degree will provide a clear path to industry, to interesting work, and to substantial compensation. Graduate studies are for those with a passion to know more and to do more, to be at the forefront of discovery and achievement, and to participate in the solutions that make a difference and move the global community forward.

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In-State Tuition Rates for Out-of-State Students

Find out if you qualify to attend at the resident tuition rate!

Students from western states can attend grad school at South Dakota Mines at the South Dakota resident tuition rate. This rate is effective for new graduate students enrolling in an on-campus program. This rate does not apply to distance courses. Minnesota residents are eligible for a discounted reciprocity rate. Learn More

Contact Us

Graduate Education Office
South Dakota Mines
Attention: Graduate Education, Mail stop C2201
501 East St. Joseph St.
Rapid City, SD 57701-3995

(605) 355-3468
Graduate Education

How to Apply

Contact the program coordinator of the program you are interested in, and then apply online.

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