Mines News

Release Date Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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

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.

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

High school students and their families are invited to SD Mines on  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 SD Mines  

Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university enrolls 2,654 students with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1. The SD School of Mines placement rate for graduates is 97 percent, with an average starting salary of more than $61,300. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu and on  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Snapchat

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