Mines News

Release Date Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Sign Up for a Tour at Go to Mines This Summer

South Dakota Mines will host hundreds of prospective students during two Go to Mines events this summer. Students and their families are invited to attend Go to Mines on Friday, June 10 or Saturday, July 23.

South Dakota Mines will host hundreds of prospective students during two Go to Mines events this summer.

High school students and their families are invited to South Dakota Mines on Friday, June 10 and Saturday, July 23 for the summer Go to Mines open house events. Check in for both dates begins at 7:45 a.m.

During Go to Mines, students and their families get to tour departments, residence halls and other facilities as well as meet faculty and current students. The in-depth campus visits are open to students of all ages – particularly high school juniors and seniors exploring their college options.

Pre-registration is encouraged but not required for Go to Mines events. Prospective students and their families can also learn more about Mines at www.sdsmt.edu/visit.

South Dakota Mines is one of the nation’s leading engineering, science and technology universities. Mines delivers a best-in-class education at an affordable price with a supportive and collaborative campus community that prepares graduates to become in-demand leaders in today’s fastest-growing industries. Mines offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, and has consistently been ranked among the best universities in the nation for return on investment. The job placement rate for Mines students is 97% with an average early-career salary for graduates of $66,156. The university enrolls approximately 2,400 students with an average class size of 24.

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

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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 2,418 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 $68,685. 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: Gray Hughes , 605-394-2554, gray.hughes@sdsmt.edu

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Jul. 16, 2022
8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
O'Harra Stadium
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Surbeck Center Ballroom
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Devereaux Library
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022 - Friday, Aug. 19, 2022
8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.