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 Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

SAT / ACT Scores Due August 15

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 859 261 1,120
Accepted 753 237 990
Acceptance Rate 88% 91% 88%
Enrolled 357 103 460

SDSMT Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.47 (weighted)

ACT Scores

(89% of Students Admitted to South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 21 to 27
  • Math 24 to 29
  • Composite 24 to 29
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 27 29 29
Bottom 25th Percentile 21 24 24

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($20)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Not Considered
Essay     Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Considered
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 2
Math 4 4
Science 4 4
Social Studies 3 3
Lab 3 3
Other 2 2
Electives 1 1

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 2,312 (96%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 93 (3%)

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($20)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 24)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.80)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Very Important

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