South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Rapid City, SD

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Rapid City, SD

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Tuition & Fees

$11,020

$15,400

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
665
25th
565
75th
690
25th
590
75th
30
25th
22
75th
30
25th
25
75th
29
25th
24
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undergraduateRatios

73%

male

27%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,137
Declined 192
Total Received 1,329
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Public

2,622

undergraduate students

434

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The South Dakota School of Mines, founded in 1885, is a public institution of engineering and related sciences. Its 120-acre campus is located in Rapid City, in southwestern South Dakota.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,056
Established in 1885
Coeducational Coeducational

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120-acre campus in Rapid City (population: 74,421), 400 miles from Denver. Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Denver.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
501 East St. Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD
57701

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
665
25th
565
75th
690
25th
590
75th
30
25th
22
75th
30
25th
25
75th
29
25th
24

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,137
Declined 192
Total Received 1,329

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

71%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,030

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,740
Room $4,700
Board $3,990
Additional fees $3,280
Books & supplies $2,050
Total $21,760
Average Financial Aid - $6,030
Total with Avg. Aid $15,730
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 877 877-6044
F: 605 394-1979
financialaid@sdsmt.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Alpine skiing, cycling, martial arts, mountain biking, Nordic skiing, racquetball, riflery, rock climbing, snowboarding, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

Alpine skiing, cycling, martial arts, mountain biking, Nordic skiing, racquetball, riflery, rock climbing, snowboarding, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, cheerleading, flag football, Frisbee golf, kickball, racquetball, riflery, rock climbing, skiing, soccer, softball, tennis, water polo, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Northwest Athletic Conference (football and soccer)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering, General.
Computational Science.
Computational and Applied Mathematics.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Construction Engineering.
Construction Management, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering, General.
Engineering, Other.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
General Studies.
Geological/Geophysical Engineering.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Industrial Engineering.
Materials Engineering.
Mechanical Engineering.
Metallurgical Engineering.
Mining and Mineral Engineering.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Nanotechnology.
Paleontology.
Physics, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. Chemical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy

3,056

total students

42%

in-state

58%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

2,622
students

Female
27%
717

Male
73%
1,905

14%

434
students

Female
26%
114

Male
74%
320

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

69%

1,813
students

Female
24%
428

Male
76%
1,385

31%

809
students

Female
36%
289

Male
64%
520

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

81%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 25
Countries most often represented Australia
China
India
Nigeria
Norway
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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