You'll Fit in at Mines
PLAN YOUR VISIT

You'll Fit in at Mines
PLAN YOUR VISIT

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Undergraduate Admissions

At Mines we don't have large lectures led by graduate students, just hands-on education and real world experience. Students interned with 240 employers in 39 states last year alone.

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Graduate Admissions

Gain access to renowned faculty, high-tech facilities, challenging projects, and the resources you need to advance your career and research what matters - here and around the globe.

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Why Mines?

What's better than a degree? Graduating with an average starting salary topping $63,000 — one reason the Wall Street Journal named us #1 return on investment nationwide.

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What is SD Mines all about?

Our new online viewbook captures in images and video just how unique the SD Mines experience is. Hands on and high tech! -- see how Mines provides academic adventure and challenge.

MINES HEADLINES

SD Mines Scientists and Students Contribute to IceCube Breakthrough

An international team of scientists, including researchers at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, have found the first evidence of a source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos, ghostly subatomic particles that can travel unhindered for billions of light years from the most extreme environments in the universe to Earth.

Mines Moonrockers Team Ranks Among Top 10 at NASA Competition

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Moonrockers team took home 7th place at the 2018 NASA Robotic Mining Competition held May 14-18, at the Kennedy Space Center. The annual event brings together more than 50 college teams and 500 students from around the country. The Mines Moonrockers team placed ahead of schools like Colorado School of Mines, Virginia Tech, Vanderbilt and Texas A&M.

SD Mines Ranks Among Top Universities for STEM Education Programs from High School to Graduate Students

Three organizations have recently ranked the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology among the best schools in the state and nation. Mines is recognized not only for college and graduate level courses but also for top pre-college summer camps that promote STEM (Science, Technology Engineering and Math) education.

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SD Mines Family Weekend 2018

SD Mines Family Weekend

Family Weekend is held Fri-Sat. Oct. 12-13, 2018. This is an excellent time to visit with your student and meet faculty, staff, and other parents. It is also an opportunity to experience firsthand the many aspects of life on our campus.
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Back to School

Back to School

Move-in day for freshmen is Aug. 16 and Aug. 17-19 for returning students.  Classes start Aug. 20.  Welcome Week >>

CTA Research at Mines

Research at Mines

We search for dark matter a mile underground, engineer solutions for the developing world, and launch research-fueled start-ups and industry partnerships to spark economic development at home and abroad. 
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Hellava Night CTA

Helluvu Night Concert

Featuring Neon Trees and Lost Kings on Saturday, September 8th at 7 p.m. at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.  The concert kicks off Rocker Days homecoming week festivities.  The public is welcome!   
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