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You've done your research and explored your options, and you know South Dakota Mines is perfect for you.

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Find Application Information For:

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Step 1: Click APPLY ONLINE above.

Step 2: $20 Application Fee

Payable after completing online application or by check to South Dakota School of Mines to the address below.

Step 3: Official Transcripts

Contact your high school and any post-secondary schools you have attended to request an official transcript be mailed directly to our admissions office.

Step 4: ACT and/or SAT Scores

List South Dakota School of Mines & Technology with the code(s) below to have your results sent directly to us.

  • SD Mines ACT code: 3922
  • SD Mines SAT code: 6652

All materials submitted by mail should be sent to:

Admissions Office
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
501 E. St. Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD 57701

Applications are not considered complete until ALL required documents are received by the Admissions Office.

Financial Aid Reminders:

  • Remember to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible on/after October 1st (prior to the fall semester you plan to attend). 
  • Apply and be accepted by January 15th to be considered for freshman scholarships. 

Application Requirements
Transfer

Transfer Students

Step 1: Click APPLY ONLINE above.

Step 2: $20 Application Fee

Payable after completing online application or by check to South Dakota School of Mines to the address below. Any student that attended a Regental institution in the three terms prior to the term of the application is eligible for a fee waiver.

Step 3: Official Transcripts

Official transcripts are required from all post-secondary institutions applicants have attended, excluding other South Dakota Board of Regents institutions. They may be sent electronically or via mail to the address listed below. Official high school transcripts are required for students who have not yet completed an associate or bachelors degree.

Step 4: ACT and/or SAT Scores

Applicants under the age of 21 who have completed less than 24 semester credits of college work must submit official copies of ACT or SAT I scores in addition to the above documents. Applicants with fewer than 24 semester credit hours of college work completed must also meet the freshman admission requirements. List SD Mines with the code(s) below to have your results sent directly to us.

  • SD Mines ACT code: 3922
  • SD Mines SAT I code: 6652

All materials submitted by mail should be sent to:

Admissions Office
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
501 E. St. Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD 57701

Applications are not considered complete until ALL required documents are received by the Admissions Office.


Transfer Student Information Application Requirements
Graduate

Graduate

Explore the graduate programs at South Dakota Mines and find answers to your admissions questions.

Graduate Student Admissions
International

International

We are excited you are interested in applying to South Dakota Mines. Find out more about requirements and resources for prospective international students.

International Student Admissions
Dual Credit

Dual Credit

Dual Credit is the opportunity for high school students to enroll in college courses and earn credit towards their high school diploma while also getting a jump start on their college degree.

Dual Credit FAQs Apply Dual Credit

Questions?

Contact our Admissions Office:
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
501 E. Saint Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: (877) 877-6044
Staff and Contact Information

Our Admissions FAQ page serves as a good reference guide to information and answers you might be seeking.

The best way to see if South Dakota Mines is the right place for you is to schedule a visit and see the university for yourself.


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