Undergraduate Admissions

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


Graduate Admissions

Gain access to renowned faculty, high-tech facilities, challenging projects, and the resources you need to advance your career and research what matters - here and around the globe.


Best Engineering University

SD Mines was ranked as the #1 engineering university in the country by College Factual. Our affordable price, competitive scholarships, high placement rate and starting salary make our university a great return on investment.

CTA South Dakota Mines Summer Camps Scholarships Available

2020 Summer Camps

Our summer camps are designed to be fun and hands-on, and are for high school students (grades 9 - 12). Registration is available now for our 2020 Camps!


The Quest to Control the Voxel and the 3D Printing Revolution to Come

Researchers at South Dakota Mines are learning to manipulate the basic properties of innovative materials to enable revolutionary new products.

South Dakota Mines Physics Students Win National Recognition

The South Dakota Mines chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has won an Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS National Office. This is the fourth year in a row the chapter has been recognized for its excellence.

Women Student Entrepreneurs Take Home Top Prizes in 2019 “Shark Tank” Style Competition

The sixth annual CEO Business Plan Competition at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology wrapped up Saturday with female students winning all but one of the top prizes. The winners took home more than $7,000 in total prize money that can be used toward their business ideas.

SD Mines Again Ranks as the Best Engineering School in the Country for Return on Investment

In its 2020 rankings, the organization College Factual places South Dakota School of Mines & Technology as the best engineering school for the money out of 302 similar institutions across the United States.

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Get Involved

100+ student clubs and organizations offer opportunities to meet new people and learn new things, and begin friendships that can last a lifetime. Explore the options at our Mines Link website.
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South Dakota Mines Alumni Group

Alumni Reunion

The five-year reunion for all Mines alumni will be held on campus and around the Black Hills July 8-12, 2020. Early registration ends May 31.??
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STEAM Cafe Series

Steam Caf? Series

SD Mines continues its partnership with South Dakota Public Broadcasting and Hay Camp Brewing Company to host the STEAM Caf?, a series of free informal talks on topics ranging from cutting edge research to history.
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Virtual Tour CTA

Visit our Campus Virtually!

The SD Mines virtual tour captures our unique campus using vibrant imagery, VR360 tours, and video and allows you to enjoy 360° panoramic views of our beautiful campus from the convenience of your own computer or mobile device.
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