About South Dakota Mines Esports

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:

  • #1 Engineering School for Return on Investment Nation-Wide
  • 1 to 15 Faculty to Students
  • Average Class Size 24 students
  • Hands on Learning
  • Enjoy 226 days of sunshine in our beautiful Black Hills

Esports Program & School Overview

Esports Programs

  • Varsity Esports Team
  • Club Esports Program
  • Esports Certificate



  • Collegiate Starleague (CSL)
  • Collegiate Champions League (CCL)
  • College League of Legends (CLoL)
  • Collegiate Rocket League (CRL)

Population & Tuition

  • Undergraduate Population: 2,146
  • Estimated Annual Tuition: $11,020


South Dakota Mines
501 E St Joseph St
Rapid City, South Dakota 57701

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