South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT)

Rapid City, SD

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Arts & Humanities

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
General Studies


Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Construction Management


Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering/Industrial Management
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering
Mining and Mineral Engineering

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Computational and Applied Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
Geology/Earth Science


Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Computer and Information Sciences

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SDSMT Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 2.80
Retention Rate 80%
Minimum GPA to Graduate 2.00
Carnegie Class Schools of engineering
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held throughout the summer.

Specialty Study Options

  • Independent Study
  • Internships
  • Certificate Programs

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Other: chiropractic, physician's assistant, physical therapy, occupational therapy

Class Sizes at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 40%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 8%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 52%
  • 100+ Students: 1%
Fewer than 20 Students 40%
50 - 100 Students 8%
20 - 49 Students 52%
100+ Students 1%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 86
  • Asian: 7
  • Latino: 3
  • Unknown and Other: 3
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1
Caucasian 86
Asian 7
Latino 3
Unknown and Other 3
American Indian or Alaska native 1

Faculty at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Total Faculty 160
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 14
Full-Time Professors 315
Male Faculty 123
Part-Time Professors 64
Women Faculty 37

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