International Students Admissions

We are happy you are interested in applying to the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology.  In any given year, international students make up approximately 5% of the student population. We also have faculty members from all over the world. The South Dakota Mines community includes people of diverse backgrounds and viewpoints who collaborate together for advancement in science and engineering.


Information for Undergraduates

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South Dakota Mines is an Exceptional Return on Investment

South Dakota Mines students get an outstanding return on their investment with high placement rates and average starting salaries. 

Costs for International Students

Find out more about how affordable it is to study here on our Costs for International Students page.

The Ivanhoe International Center

The Ivanhoe International Center (IIC) was established in 1994 and provides a broad program of services to international students by the IIC, whether they are just beginning the admissions process or established students.  Find out more about the Ivanhoe International Center.

Need Help?  We're Here for You

If you have questions about, or need assistance with, the admissions process for international students, contact the Ivanhoe International Center at (605) 394-6884 or email We are here to help.