South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Rapid City, SD
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
22%
78%
student ratio
2,471
total students
$4,170 | $7,000
in-state | out-of-state tuition
Rolling
fall application deadline
87%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
603
sat math
577
sat reading
532
sat writing
26
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Metallurgical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mining and Mineral Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

87% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,549
    • Accepted1,360
    • Acceptance Rate87%
    • Enrolled2,471
    • Female Applicants343
    • Females Accepted294
    • Female Acceptance Rate85%
    • Male Applicants1,206
    • Males Accepted1,066
    • Male Acceptance Rate88%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.51
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 577 510 650
    • SAT Math 603 560 658
    • SAT Writing 532 480 610
    • ACT Composite 26 24 28
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$4,170
    • Out-of-state tuition *$7,000
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$5,870.00
    • Room and board *$6,370.00
    • Room only *$3,350.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,471
    • Male Student Percentage78%
    • Female Student Percentage22%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino4.13%
    • Black or African American1.9%
    • White or Caucasian83.08%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native1.86%
    • Asian1.62%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.2%
    • Two or more races3.8%
    • Unknown.65%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout2.75% representing 39 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students50.31% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 63%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers), ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), Drill and Crucible Club, Tau Beta Pi, Formula SAE (Mini Indy race car team)
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Basketball No Division 2 Yes
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Football No Division 2 Yes
    • Golf No Division 2 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle Yes No No
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Basketball No Division 2 Yes
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No Division 2 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle Yes No No
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Squash No No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Water polo Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty178
    • Full-time Percentage85%
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Female Percentage28%
    • Male Percentage72%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio15:1 or 2,440 students to 158 faculty

Location & Contact

501 East Saint Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD 57701-3995
USA

Genene Sigler

Applications Processor

Phone: 605-394-2414 ext. 5209
Fax: 605-394-1979
Email: admissions@sdsmt.edu


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