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South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Rapid City, South Dakota

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Overview

Student Population
2,475
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology overview
Location Rapid City, South Dakota
Online sdsmt.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Rapid City, South Dakota, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is a small four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 1,329 prospective students applied, and 1,137 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 453 enrolled in the school.  1,873 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 602 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $7,740 plus fees of $3,280. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is ranked 337 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
4/10
Value

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is rated within the top 40% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology overview
SAT 1155/1355
ACT 24/29
GPA 3.57
Applications Accepted
85.6% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $20

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Annual Cost to Attend

South Dakota Resident Tuition
$7,740
In State Costs for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,050
Other Fees$3,280
Room and Board $7,980
Budget for Other Expenses$4,400
Total One Year Cost$25,450
Out of State Resident Tuition
$12,120
Out of State Costs for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,050
Other Fees$3,280
Room and Board $7,980
Budget for Other Expenses$4,400
Total One Year Cost$29,830

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$60,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
48% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by South Dakota School of Mines and Technology students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 76%
Physical Sciences 9%
General Studies 6%
Computer and Information Sciences 5%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 3%

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