We want YOU to be part of the Hardrocker Family!

South Dakota Mines is a STEM university, with curriculum that allows you to jump into your major from day one. At South Dakota Mines we expect you to break things, build things, explore your passions and invent tomorrow.

Consistently touted as an education "best buy," South Dakota Mines offers over 20 science and engineering majors and 29 minors. Our Admissions Counselors are available to answer all your questions and help you with the admissions process.

South Dakota Mines graduates continue to enjoy a very high placement rate in their field of study and an excellent starting salary. The most recent data, from the graduating class of 2022, shows a 98% job placement rate in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields with an average annual starting salary of $70,036. Mines is continually listed among the top schools in the country for return on investment by several college ranking organizations.

Contact the Office of Admissions:

Office of Admissions
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
501 E. Saint Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: (605) 394-2414

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

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