Mines News

Release Date Friday, December 30, 2022

South Dakota Mines Honors Students for Academic Excellence

Emily Nix, a math major who is on the Fall 2022 Dean’s List, works on a math problem South Dakota Mines.

South Dakota Mines has honored 633 students this fall semester for academic excellence. The university named 570 students to the Fall 2022 Dean’s List, and 63 part-time students received Academic Recognition for the Fall 2022 semester. The Dean’s List recognition is for full-time students while the Academic Recognition mark is for part-time students.

"Having approximately 25% of our student population achieve academic excellence this semester is a testament to the dedication of our students in learning and applying the curriculum, our talented faculty leading the classrooms, and our comprehensive tutoring and other student success initiatives at South Dakota Mines,” says Mines Dean of Students Dr. Joseph Dlugos. “As always, we are so proud of our scholars and their achievements."

In order to merit a spot on the Dean’s List, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester. Full-time students must have earned a minimum of 12 credit hours for the term. To earn Academic Recognition, part-time students must have earned between three and 11 credit hours that term in addition to the 3.5 GPA.

To view the Fall 2022 honorees, click here. Students are listed by their hometowns.


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: Gray Hughes, 605-394-2554, gray.hughes@sdsmt.edu