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South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

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Acceptance Rate 86 %
SAT Average 1,255
Tuition & Fees $16,530
($12,110)
Student Population 2,475
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,030

Academic Overview

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Campus, Rapid City, SD
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Rapid City, South Dakota. It is a School of engineering by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 tuition & fees are $12,110 for South Dakota residents and $16,530 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 2,475 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 86% and the graduation rate is 50% last year.
The salary after graduation from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $62,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology are $12,110 for South Dakota residents and $16,530 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2022 tuition and fees are $11,924 for in-state students and $20,116 for out-of-state students.
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology 2022 Tuition & Fees
South Dakota ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate$12,110$16,530
Graduate$11,924$20,116
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at SD Mines. The acceptance rate of SD Mines is 86% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 41%. The average graduation rate is 50% and the transfer-out rate is 11%. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,030 and 71% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,475 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is 86 %.
Acceptance Rate
86%
Graduation Rate for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is 50 %
Graduation Rate
50%
Transfer-out Rate for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is 11 %
Transfer-out Rate
11%
Retention Rate for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is 76 %
Retention Rate
76%
Student Population for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is 2,475
Student Population
2,475
Student to Faculty Ratio for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,030 at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
Financial Aid Amount
$6,030

Offered Degrees

SD Mines offers 52 major programs through online and on-site education where 3 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree10
Bachelor's Degree160
Post Bachelor's Degree40
Master's Degree173
Post Master's Degree50
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship90

Special Learning Opportunities

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,082)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,860)

Veterans Benefits

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges