At South Dakota Mines, we are curious. We are tenacious. We plan to change the world with STEM, and we invite you to join us.
Named one of the best engineering schools in the country for return on investment, South Dakota Mines is the place you’ll find your people. You’ll master skills you didn’t think possible and study alongside passionate, brilliant classmates. You’ll learn from world-class science and engineering professors and have the opportunity to do research even as an undergrad.
Here at South Dakota Mines, we offer more than 20 bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math along with accelerated master’s degrees which allow you to finish both undergrad and master’s in just 5 years. When it comes to return on investment, South Dakota Mines is hard to beat. It’s also among the top 100 schools in the country for early and mid-career salaries. As a Mines graduate, you will enjoy an average starting salary of $66,500 and a placement rate of 96%.
Located in Rapid City, in the beautiful Black Hill of South Dakota, South Dakota Mines offers a rigorous academic experience, supported by small class sizes, committed faculty members, and many student development programs and organizations. We’re known for: