South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

501 East St. Joseph Street

Rapid City, SD 57701

(605) 394-2414

(877) 877-6044

Fax: (605) 394-1979



Contact: Charles Claymore

Associate Director/Senior Recruiter
Main Address

501 East Saint Joseph Street

Rapid City, SD 57701

(605) 394-2511

www.sdsmt.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,817

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 317

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,564

Graduate enrollment: 244

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 83%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 76%


College Majors

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Engineering

Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Environmental Engineering B
Geological Engineering B
Industrial Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B
Metallurgical Engineering B
Mining/Mineral Engineering B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Business applications in science and technology B
Pre-professional health sciences B
Science, Technology & Society B

Physical Sciences

Atmospheric Sciences B
Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(605) 394-2511
Website:www.sdsmt.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.sdsmt.edu
Address:501 E Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701-3995
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,809
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):45%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,534 (90% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$11,160
Out-of-state Tuition:$15,320
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$3,761

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Engineering5997
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Physical Sciences332
Grand total7116159

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Engineering12
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
Grand total114

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$11,160
Out-of-state$15,320
Books and supplies$2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,040
Out-of-state$13,800

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid46893%
Grant or scholarship aid38276%$3,761
Student loan aid29058%$7,436

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,50052%$5,260
Federal student loans1,35647%$6,695

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled South Dakota School of Mines and Technology students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,3681,026342
Percent admitted100%85%82%
Percent admitted who enrolled36%38%31%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,809
Undergraduate enrollment2,435
Graduate enrollment374

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

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