Entities

 South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Nickname
Mines
Entity Type
Founding Date
1885

The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is a public institution that provides instruction in the region’s primary industry, mining. Today, it has evolved into one of the leading science and engineering universities in the state. It offers degrees in more than 16 engineering and science fields.

  • The university has been a national leader in preparing world-class engineers and scientists.
  • 90% percent of Mines' undergraduates have a job or place in graduate school upon graduation at an average early-career salary of $65,600.