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South Dakota School of Mines and Technology


If you are interested in a career in engineering and science, we hope you will consider the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology for your education. We offer an excellent education in engineering and science at an outstanding value.

CBS MoneyWatch, in its report published on May 1, 2013, ranks South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in the top 25 universities in the nation with the best return on investment. (http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505145_162-57582235/25-universities-with-the-best-return-on-investment/) Average starting salaries for our students are $62,696, which is a great start to launch an outstanding career.

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology offers a university environment where you get to know your classmates and your professors well. Though small in size (approximately 2400 students), we are recognized throughout the world for the quality of our education, our extensive research, and for professors who are leaders in their fields.

For more information on our degrees and programs of study, please continue to: http://www.sdsmt.edu/Academics/Degrees-and-Programs/

For more information on international admissions, please continue to: http://www.sdsmt.edu/Admissions/International-Students/

School Information

Ivanhoe International Center
501 E Saint Joseph St
Rapid City, South Dakota 57701-3995
P: (605) 394-6884
F: (605) 394-6883
Calendar: Semester
Locale: City: Small
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Schools of engineering
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Common name(s): School of Mines or SDSM&T

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 2,424Total Students
  • 1,816Male Students
  • 608Female Students
  • 140Total Intl Students
  • 109Intl Male Students
  • 31Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 160Total Faculty
  • 123Male Faculty
  • 37Female Faculty
  • 14:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 14,115

Out of State Tuition

$ 1,000

Books & Supplies

$ 7,680

Room & Board

$ 0

Other Expenses

$ 22,795

Total

Admissions

1,030
total applicants

88%
admitted (905)

41%
enrolled (419)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
540-660
Math
530-670
Reading
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
24-29
Composite
24-29
Math
21-27
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Recommended
College Prep?
Required
Recommendations?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Applied Mathematics, General
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computational Science
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Construction Management
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering, Other
Engineering/Industrial Management
Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Geology/Earth Science, General
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Paleontology
Physics, General

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