Mines News

Release Date Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Hundreds of Prospective Students Stream to SD Mines for ‘Go To Mines’ Open House March 24, June 15 and July 21

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

RAPID CITY, S.D. (March 21, 2018) –  The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will host hundreds of prospective students during three upcoming Go To Mines events.

High school students and their families are invited to SD Mines on March 24, June 15 and July 21, to tour departments, residence halls and other facilities and to meet faculty and current students. This year’s event will include information on the new Esports Athletics Program at Mines plus an after-hours game session where students can meet members of the Hardrocker Esports Club.

The in-depth campus visits are open to students of all ages, particularly 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 is 96 percent, with an average early-career salary for graduates of over $63,000. 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.


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 2,493 students with an average class size of 24. The South Dakota Mines placement rate for graduates is 98 percent, with an average starting salary of more than $70,036. For these reasons  South Dakota Mines is ranked among the best engineering schools in the country 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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