Mines News

Release Date Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Online Graduate Engineering Programs Rank Top 10 in Nation

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Sept. 7, 2016) – Three new rankings by OnlineU put the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology’s online engineering graduate programs in the top tier of the nation. OnlineU’s rankings consider affordability, accessibility and quality.

SD Mines’ construction engineering and management program ranked second in OnlineU’s “2016 Best Value Online Colleges for Construction Management Degrees.” The school outranked powerhouse institutions including the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Purdue University and the University of Southern California.

SD Mines’ engineering management and mining engineering and management programs continue to rank in the top 10 nationally for best value, as listed in the “2016 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Engineering Management Degrees” review. 

“Mines provides a great education, with the flexibility working professionals need and at a cost people can afford,” said Mines President Heather Wilson.

With an annual tuition of $11,000 in 2016-2017, SD Mines is a great value according to OnlineU’s “2016 Best Value Online Colleges for Management Degrees.” 

The university offers three professional master of science degrees online: construction engineering and management, engineering management, and mining engineering and management. 

For the full rankings, see the 2016 Best Value Online Colleges for Construction Management Degrees; the 2016 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Engineering Management Degrees; and the 2016 Best Value Online Colleges for Management Degrees.

Click for more information about SD Mines’ online graduate engineering programs.

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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 2,778 students with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1. The SD School of Mines placement rate is 96 percent, with an average starting salary of $62,929. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu and on Facebook and Twitter.

 

Contact: Dani Mason, (605) 430-3612, danielle.mason@sdsmt.edu

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