Mines News

Release Date Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Hundreds of Prospective Students Stream to SD Mines for ‘Go To Mines’ Events

High school students and their families are invited to SD Mines on Saturday, Sept. 22, and Saturday, Oct. 20, to tour departments, residence halls and other facilities and to meet faculty and current students.

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will host hundreds of prospective students during two upcoming Go To Mines events.

High school students and their families are invited to SD Mines on Saturday, Sept. 22, and Saturday, Oct. 20, to tour departments, residence halls and other facilities and to meet faculty and current students. This event includes information on the exciting new Esports Athletics Program at Mines.

The in-depth campus visits are open to students of all ages, particularly high school juniors and seniors exploring their college options.

SD Mines, a science and engineering research institution offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, is consistently ranked among the top returns on investment nationally for a college education. The job placement rate for Mines students is 97 percent, with an average early-career salary for graduates of more than $61,300. The university enrolls approximately 2,800 students with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1.

Through the many labs, research projects and competitive teams, students participate in rich hands-on learning experiences beginning their freshman year. SD Mines is also known for its specialized internship program.

Pre-registration is encouraged but not required for Go To Mines events. Prospective students and their families may pre-register at www.sdsmt.edu/visit.



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About South Dakota Mines  

Founded in 1885, South Dakota Mines is one of the nation’s leading engineering, science and technology universities. South Dakota Mines offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees and a best-in-class education at an affordable price. The university enrolls 2,475 students with an average class size of 24. The South Dakota Mines placement rate for graduates is 97 percent, with an average starting salary of more than $66,150. For these reasons College Factual ranks South Dakota Mines, the #1 Engineering School for Return on Investment. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu and on FacebookTwitter, LinkedInInstagram and Snapchat.

Contact: Charles Michael Ray, 605-394-6082, charles.ray@sdsmt.edu

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