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South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Rapid City, South Dakota

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Overview

Student Population
2,654
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
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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 1,504 prospective students applied, and 1,152 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 468 enrolled in the school.  2,066 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 588 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $7,610 plus fees of $3,160. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is ranked 410 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
3/10
Value

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is rated within the top 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1155/1355
ACT 24/29
GPA 3.5
Applications Accepted
76.6% 
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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
$7,610
In State Costs for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,040
Other Fees$3,160
Room and Board $8,770
Budget for Other Expenses$4,400
Total One Year Cost$25,980
Out of State Resident Tuition
$11,920
Out of State Costs for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,040
Other Fees$3,160
Room and Board $8,770
Budget for Other Expenses$4,400
Total One Year Cost$30,290

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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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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219347 IPEDS survey data for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

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