South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT)

Rapid City, SD

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South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Student Essentials

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Grubby
Nickname: SDSM&T
Website: www.sdsmt.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 9,370
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 11,310
Retention Rate: 80%
Enrollment: 2,704
Year Established: 1885

About SDSMT

The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is a proud four-year public institution, located in Rapid City, South Dakota. Mines and Technology provides stellar academic and research opportunities for its students.

Mines and Technology provides a wide range of departments in order to ensure quality specialization among faculty. Students can choose various concentrations in more than 15 departments. Most departments range in the sciences, with nearly half in various engineering emphases. Though Mines and Technology offers superb instruction in the sciences, students of the humanities and social sciences should not feel left out.

Graduate programs provide the university with stellar research opportunities. Master’s degrees can be earned in over a dozen programs, including Robotics and Intelligent Autonomous Systems, and several engineering specializations. Doctorate degrees are offered in the various fields of engineering, as well as Nanoscience and Nanoengineering.

Mines and Technology expects graduate students to participate heavily in research projects. Undergraduate and graduate students alike benefit from the influx of research-driven faculty on campus.

Student life is an important outlet at the Mines and Technology campus. Students are encouraged to participate in campus activities, community organizations, resident life, and athletic teams.

Student support services are offered to help students fulfill their academic potential. Students can take advantage of academic and career counseling, financial aid advising, on-campus child care, a health clinic, academic workshops, and much more.

Mines and Technology is dedicated to providing a rich academic environment to challenge and promote the intellectual power of each student.

SDSMT Map & Location

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
501 E Saint Joseph St
Rapid City, SD 57701


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Getting Around SDSMT

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Rapid City, SD

Winter
Dec
38
14
Jan
38
13
Feb
39
14
Spring
Mar
47
22
Apr
56
31
May
66
42
Summer
Jun
76
51
Jul
85
58
Aug
84
56
Fall
Sep
73
45
Oct
61
34
Nov
47
23

SDSMT Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,312
Freshman Class 437
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 2,704

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 87%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 3%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 4%
Latino 3%
African American 1%
Caucasian 87%
American Indian or Alaska native 3%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 4%

Undergraduate 86%
Graduate 14%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 23%
Men 77%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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