At the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology—in small, interactive classes and within state-of-the-art facilities and laboratories—you’ll discover more than 2,400 students eagerly collaborating with more than 150 outstanding faculty members on engineering and scientific issues of critical importance to South Dakota, the nation, and the world. In fact the Student Faculty Ratio is 13 students per faculty member. We've also recently been ranked as #2 in the nation by Military Times Edge magazine in their annual "Best for Vets: Colleges" survey.
Ask around within industry and academics. We are proud of our national reputation for excellence in engineering, the sciences, and computer technology. It's what we do best. And if value is what you're looking for ... we've been ranked one of America’s 100 Best College Buys for 15 consecutive years.
But don't just take our word for it. The best way to learn more about our dynamic, talented, residential learning community and our passion for inventing a better tomorrow is to visit our beautiful campus in Rapid City—a regional economic and cultural center located in between the historic South Dakota Badlands and the magnificent wilderness of the Black Hills National Forest, home to Mount Rushmore.
Why School of Mines?
- 100 Best College Buys
- Outdoor Recreation
- It's Easy to Get Involved
- Military Friendly