Rapid City, South Dakota
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Student Outcomes
Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time52% vs. 41.9% national median
|Years||Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree|
|within 4 years||12% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 5 years||41% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 6 years||48% earned a bachelor degree|
A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.
Average Salary After 10 Years$60,000 vs. $34,300 national median
|after 6 years||$54,000 per year|
|after 7 years||$48,500 per year|
|after 8 years||$56,700 per year|
|after 9 years||$53,100 per year|
|after 10 years||$60,000 per year|
10 years after enrolling, the average income of former South Dakota School of Mines and Technology students who are working and no longer in school is $60,000, which is 75% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.
Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates$27,500
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans57%
Median Loan Payment$284 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans79% vs. 47% national average
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.