2,485
Students
Financial aid thermometer
14,262
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
84
84%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is a University institution located in Rapid City, SD, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 501 East Saint Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD  57701-3995
United States
Contact Genene Sigler
Applications Processor
Email: admissions@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-2414
Fax: 605-394-1979

Majors & Degrees

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Geological/geophysical Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
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Mining And Mineral Engineering Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,368
Applied
1,156
Accepted
2,485
Enrolled
85%
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Female Admissions

342
Females Applied
282
Females Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,026
Males Applied
874
Males Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

20
Application Fee
3.57
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.75

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 27 24 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,560
In-state
14,820
Out-of-state
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Fees

8,440
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

14,262
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,379
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
0
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,106
Avg. Loan Aid
3,360
Avg. Grant Aid
4,616
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
31%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,485
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.03%
Black or African American 1.57%
White or Caucasian 83.46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.81%
Asian 1.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Two or more races 3.26%
Other 0.68%

Gender

Male (78.19%)
Female (21.81%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 60%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming/M Week, Engineers' Week and Fall Career Fair

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
ESports 144, ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), Skid Snowboard Club 115, AIChe 107 and ASCE 105

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 No
Squash Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Squash No No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

177
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 151
Part-time - 26
Male - 126
Female - 51