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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 1,451 prospective students applied, and 1,209 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 459 enrolled in the school.  2,066 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 588 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $7,500 plus fees of $3,060. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is ranked 421 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

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

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is rated within the top 43% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology within the 2020 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology overview
SAT 1160/1360
ACT 24/29
GPA 3.5
Applications Accepted
83.3% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

South Dakota Resident Tuition
$7,500
In State Costs for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,020
Other Fees$3,060
Room and Board $8,440
Budget for Other Expenses$4,000
Total One Year Cost$25,020
Out of State Resident Tuition
$11,760
Out of State Costs for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,020
Other Fees$3,060
Room and Board $8,440
Budget for Other Expenses$4,000
Total One Year Cost$29,280

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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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