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South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Rapid City, SD. The 2019 average net price at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is $18,706. Acceptance rate is 83.32%. The school has a total enrollment of 2,654.
Mission StatementOUR VISION is for the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology to be recognized as an...
OUR VISION is for the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology to be recognized as an exceptional engineering and science university. OUR MISSION is to prepare leaders in engineering and science; to advance knowledge and its application; and to serve the state of South Dakota, the region, and the nation.


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Top Ranked
Location: Rapid City, SD
Student Body: 2,654
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.sdsmt.edu
Acceptance Rate: 83.32%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 83.32%
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $20
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $7,500
Out of State/International Tuition: $11,760
In State Grad Tuition: $5,870
Out of State Grad Tuition: $11,770
Room and Board: $8,440
Books and Supplies: $2,020
Other Fees: $3,060
Net Price In-District/State: $18,706
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 459
  • Men / Women Ratio: 356 / 103
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 570 - 670
  • Median SAT Math Range: 590 - 693
  • Median ACT Range: 24 - 29
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 71
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 5.5
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 8
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Considered
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Engineering: 74%
  • Computer Science: 8%
  • Physical Sciences: 6%
  • Engineering Technology: 4%
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: 3%

Academic Programs

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology offers 53 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Engineering. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsSouth Dakota School of Mines and Technology offers 1 Associate's Degree Programs
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsSouth Dakota School of Mines and Technology offers 16 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Computer Science
Engineering
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Physical Sciences
Master's Degree ProgramsSouth Dakota School of Mines and Technology offers 17 Master's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Doctorate Degree ProgramsSouth Dakota School of Mines and Technology offers 9 Doctorate Degree Programs
Engineering
Physical Sciences
Certificate ProgramsSouth Dakota School of Mines and Technology offers 7 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Engineering
Health Professions

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 51%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 54%
  • 1st Year Retention: 80%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $61,100
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 2,654
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 79%
  • Non-resident, alien: 6%
  • Hispanic Students: 5%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: 2%
  • Black Students: 2%
  • Asian Students: 2%
  • Unknown: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%