501 E. St. Joseph Street Rapid City, SD 57701 605-394-2414
http://sdmines.sdsmt.edu/ admissions@sdsmt.edu
About South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
  • Year of Foundation 1885
  • Size of Campus 118 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,057
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 22%, 78%, 41%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $3,000 in-state, $4,130 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $5,610
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 1,632
The School of Mines has a proud heritage of excellence in preparing graduates to serve as leaders in the professions of engineering and science. Award-winning undergraduate education is enhanced by graduate education and research and development in areas of critical need to the state, the nation, and the international community.Our Mission is to prepare students for leadership roles in engineering and science; to advance both knowledge and its application through scholarship and research; and serve the state of South Dakota, our region and the nation through collaborative efforts in education, research, and economic development.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Urban
  • Other general policies other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 4
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus M-Day, Spring/Fall Plays, Cultural Expo, Organizational Events throughout the year
  • Percent students who are frat members 22%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Sigma Lambda, Eta Kappa Nu, Order of Omega, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi;
  • Number of sororities 2
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Challenge / Baptist Campus Ministry, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, International Christian Fellowship, InterVarsity Chrisitan Fellowship, Latter-day Saint Student Association, Lutheran Campus Ministry, Muslim
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 23%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Association of Norwegian Students Abroad, Chinese Student and Scholar Association, Cultural Expo Committee, India Club, Mongolian Student Association;
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 4
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Rapid City, SD (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Denver, CO (400), Rapid City, SD (8)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 56%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 32%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 16%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 28%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 3
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 97,691
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Basic Services Provided health service, other
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,830
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums Geology and Paleontology Museum, Children's Science Museum, Art Museum/Expo Space
  • Number Of Subscriptions 27,332
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities WorldCat, LibDex: Both provide access to library resources throughout the world.
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 22,827
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 8,825
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all school buildings and on all school property
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Firms that hired SDSM&T 2003-2004 graduates included Halliburton, Ball Aerospace, Boeing, Boeing Satellite, Caterpillar, Daktronics, Dow Corning, Echostar, Hormel, Kodak, National Oilwell, National Security Agency, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Rockwell Col
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, interest inventory
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village