South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

country rank  723
world rank  2300

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University Overview

Established in 1885, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Rapid City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South Dakota. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 134 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SDSMT
Founded 1885
Motto It Starts at SD Mines
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 501 E Saint Joseph Street
Rapid City (population range: 50,000-249,999)
57701-3995 South Dakota
United States
T +1 (605) 394 6884
F +1 (605) 394 6883

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 501 East St. Joseph Street
Rapid City 57701
+1 (605) 394 6884
877 877 6044

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to South Dakota School of Mines and Technology's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1925


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • South Dakota Board of Regents (SDBOR)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA D2)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019